Monday, September 10, 2007

Forget Going Green: Disposable Cups for Marital Bliss

When the blogging gets tough amid too much work - the smart blogger turns to other sources for material.

In the olden days, men got dressed for bed in striped pajamas and climbed into their beds, which were situated just off the kitchen. Then they let out loud, frustrated sighs for their wives to hear as they waited for the women to finish their chores so they could come to bed and service them, like women are supposed to do at night. The men did the crossword puzzle and waited some more. It was sometimes a long wait, as the wives often had a banquet's worth of glasses piled on the counter, left there by her rotten, ungrateful children, and the men, who had already been at work all day driving a bus or butchering pigs in order to bring home the bacon, were not about to climb out of bed and help their wives with "women's work."

Dixie recognized this national dilemna and invented the paper cup. Tagline: "A Dixie Kitchen Dispenser Will Get You Together Again."

Click to read the amazingly misogynistic copy, you glass-washing women.

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5 Comments:

  • >>Click to read the amazingly misogynistic copy, you glass-washing women.>>

    That made me laugh.
    Thanks.

    (Funny how one could use this same platform to create an ad for Blackberry today. Not a good one, mind you, but true.)

    By Blogger Toad, at September 10, 2007 at 2:06 PM  

  • "Try finding a marraige counselor for under $1.00.”

    That would've been a better tag.

    Damn, their kids sure drink a lot.
    Judging by the way Godzilla is hanging over the bed, looks like he goes about 8'4". "Fat guy in a little bed.”

    By Blogger Make the logo bigger, at September 10, 2007 at 4:25 PM  

  • Yikes. I cringed reading that ad copy.

    The vintage_ads community at LJ is fantastic. I forget that it's there. Time for me to friend them...

    By Blogger vivzan, at September 11, 2007 at 4:19 PM  

  • Look at the guy's toenail -- ewww! Se y!

    By Blogger Ratfinkxi, at September 14, 2007 at 9:50 AM  

  • she's a 70s housewife hottie. He should be so lucky that he shares a house with her. With his stripes, do you think she'll hurry to be by his side


    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    By Blogger warbird2010, at September 14, 2007 at 12:09 PM  

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