Whose fault is it when your husband is cross at breakfast?

Answer (according to 1920's ad men): It's the wife's fault for serving him coffee or tea.

Strange, because I'm pretty crabby in the morning if I don't have coffee.

The Helena Star - Oct 6, 1921

     Posted By: Alex - Fri Feb 28, 2020
     Category: Advertising | Husbands | Wives | 1920s

If my husband ever serves me Postum at breakfast, I'd dump it over his head, then I'd prepare myself some good coffee.
Posted by Yudith on 02/28/20 at 11:48 AM
Grandma Bragg drank this stuff instead of coffee. I always thought it tasted like burnt wheat toast dipped in warm water.
Posted by KDP on 02/28/20 at 09:27 PM
I use Postum about once every two years when making black bread. It's actually quite important to the recipe, but I can't imagine consuming it 'straight.'
Posted by Phideaux on 02/28/20 at 11:17 PM
“Postum?? Oh, sorry, honey— I thought you said you wanted possum!”
Posted by Brian on 02/29/20 at 12:53 AM
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