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Ah! The Good Old Days

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Leo62
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Ah! The Good Old Days

Postby Leo62 » Wed August 11th, 2010, 3:25 pm

I stumbled on the following in one of those moments of internet serendipity when I was supposed to be doing some serious research (on early 20th century nursing - don't ask!).

http://boingboing.net/2010/07/03/remarkably-frank-lys.html

:eek:

Made me thank my lucky stars I wasn't alive in the '50s.
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Postby fljustice » Wed August 11th, 2010, 3:59 pm

My poor mother! :( I remember the red rubber douche bag hanging on the back of the bathroom door. Loved the comments, as well.
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Postby Leo62 » Wed August 11th, 2010, 4:28 pm

Yes the comments were a hoot. :D Some v. informative too...apparently lysol was commonly used in this way as a contraceptive. Can't have been very effective. :eek:
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of a good universe next door;let's go

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Postby LoveHistory » Wed August 11th, 2010, 11:27 pm

"Leo62" wrote:Some v. informative too...apparently lysol was commonly used in this way as a contraceptive. Can't have been very effective. :eek:


No but those would have been some very clean babies.


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