Follies of the Madmen #491

"Our gum will alter your irises!"

     Posted By: Paul - Fri Oct 16, 2020
     Category: Body Modifications | Business | Advertising | Junk Food | 1910s | Eyes and Vision

If there's a girl with Wrigley eyes, then I guess Medusa might be called the girl with the wriggly hair.
Posted by Fritz on 10/16/20 at 07:47 AM
Macrophthalmia is the medical term for unusually large eyes. Nystagmus is the involuntary movement of the eyes that is common in people with visual impairments. I suppose one could call nystagmus "wriggly eyes."
Posted by ges on 10/16/20 at 08:18 AM
The spice must flow!
Posted by Richard Bos on 10/17/20 at 01:34 PM
Pepsin gum, ewww! I don't want my pepsin outside of my stomach, thank you very much!
Posted by Yudith on 10/19/20 at 06:01 AM
The article that Yudith linked to mentions Beeman's Pepsin Gum, so the use of pepsin in gum was a thing. It was also used in Pepsodent toothpaste ( but not Pepsi (
Posted by ges on 10/19/20 at 09:40 AM
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