Some fitness funnies … Smoking

I mentioned perspective in a recent post. People see things from their own perspective and very often come to different conclusions given the same set of facts. Regular readers know I am an old guy, 77 years worth. And, I sometimes forget that I am seeing things way differently from my younger readers and friends. Like smoking. I know how terribly damaging cigarettes are to our bodies. I have a whole Page on it – How many way does smoking harm you? But I grew up in a world that accepted smoking as a part of our daily lives.

So here are some ads from my younger days that may not be familiar to you:

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Jack Webb played Sergeant Joe Friday on the hit show Dragnet,

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Here are some of the cigarette ads from TV before they were banned:

Tony

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Filed under cigarette ads, cigarette manufacturers, fitness, fitness funnies, fitness humor, impact of quitting smoking, smoking, Smoking dangers

4 responses to “Some fitness funnies … Smoking

  1. The one with the pregnant woman… Hard to imagine that was okay in those days, even though my mother smoked (less than normal) during two of her three pregnancies.

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  2. They sure have! Now they’re trying to make smoking illegal in the whole country, if not entire Europe. Crazy world.

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