2/13/14

Read a Highly Distressing Coloring Book from 1953


The point of this coloring book was to teach the youngsters of 1953 good safety lessons via the alphabet.  From a perspective of 60 years later, some of these lessons seem, well, I think “distressing” is the best word I can come up with. See for yourself.

2 comments:

  1. Watered down for weak girly-man American kinder. "Strewelpeter" had it all! Thumbs chopped off, fatal anorexia, burning to death...Stay safe and invade Poland.

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  2. "Ride Hooking!! You mean this was a thing?" Still is, at least on wheels. Called skitching.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skitching

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