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Posted: 12/16/2010 2:27:46 PM EDT
Fruit and veggy ads from the 1920's to 1950's.





















Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:29:51 PM EDT
[#1]
Had a different meaning back then.
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:31:12 PM EDT
[#2]
sweet jesus
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:32:38 PM EDT
[#3]




Quoted:

Had a different meaning back then.


That was when people were proper, and before our moral values declined with gays demanding special priviledges.  

Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:33:35 PM EDT
[#4]

Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:34:11 PM EDT
[#5]
Tag for the artwork.

Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:34:30 PM EDT
[#6]
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:34:57 PM EDT
[#7]

Gay = Happy



Flintstones. Meet the Flintstones.

They're the modern stone age family.

From the town of Bedrock,

They're a page right out of history.



Let's ride with the family down the street.

Through the courtesy of Fred's two feet.



When you're with the Flintstones

you'll have a yabba dabba doo time.

A dabba doo time.

You'll have a gay old time.



Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:35:43 PM EDT
[#8]
My parents have several of the ads in the OP.  Except not copies, the real deal.  They're kind of antique collectors.  Have a lot of neat old stuff.

Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:37:12 PM EDT
[#9]

Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:37:47 PM EDT
[#10]
Times were simpler then. I don't really see anything racist pro or con.
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:44:47 PM EDT
[#11]
For a second there I thought your thread title meant they were comin' out with a gay Jonny Quest. Scared the shit outta me...
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:47:23 PM EDT
[#12]
Those ads are typical for the time period that they were created in.
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 2:48:24 PM EDT
[#13]
Dad used to have some of those in his store in the 70's.

We always keep an eye out and buy some if they are they old ones.
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 3:03:02 PM EDT
[#14]
Gay used to mean happy or pleasant. How sodomy ever took on the word escapes me.
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