Popularity Comes When “B.O.” Goes

You learn a lot about a culture from its advertising. Take, for instance, this 1934 ad for Lifebuoy, a soap that “guards daintiness” as it protects women against unseemly odors.

Equally cringeworthy, it appears alongside “Hepburn Needed Those Spankings,” an article about Katharine Hepburn in Movie Classic, a studio-produced fan magazine.

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    summertime problems
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    I just suddenly realized why I can’t get a date.
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    Use soap = get boiz
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    lol…
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