Thursday, February 7, 2013

Vinegar Valentines

The internet may be our medium of choice for rudeness, but 'tis an ancient human habit. Collector's Weekly has a great display of "Vinegar Valentines." Some, like the one above (ca. 1910), were intended to brush off unwelcome suitors. Others, like the one below (1907), were just general purpose insults.

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