The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

When it comes to this compendium of offensive vintage ads, it's hard to choose the most appalling. But we like how this one just puts it out there. The more complicated ones, we'll explain to you dizzy dames.

The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

See, they're talking about the projector — but also about her breasts!

The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

Herewith, we give you The Problem With No Name, in a single image.


The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

Okay, make that two.


The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

See, she's on the ground, cause that's where women belong: at your feet! Get it?


The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

We kind of want our cars to be already tamed when we get them, but that's the softening of society for you.


The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

But watch what filly you tame! They're all filthy whores, sailor!

The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

From the unfortunate Pretty Baby era.


The Good Ol' Days Of Advertising, When Subtext Was For Sissies

And this? Well, this...is just a really good idea.