all i can say is that advertising has come a long way since the olden days! some ads that were acceptable in the past, would not be tolerated today, while others are simply funny or silly due to our value system which has radically changed.
take a look at some great vintage ads below – some are comical, some are outrageous and a whole lot are sexist!
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*all sources are included in image captions.