Saturday, June 14, 2008

A 1950s Father's Day

Thanks to my deceased father, I have no trouble with being a Father's Day skeptic. Mine suspected that the day was designed to sell something and he wanted none of it!

I suspect he had a point. A friend remembers celebrating the day in the 1950s by giving this item to her dad:

What's this?

Oh, a stand for reading the morning paper...

or shutting out the little wife, perhaps?

Some humor doesn't wear well.

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