Ah, the 1950s—when cars had tail fins and being a female driver was a bad thing. Wives gabbed incessantly and husbands were unsociable grumps. Obviously, the ’50s stereotypes are not what we’d call politically correct today—we’ll let you judge if they still tickle your funny bone.
"How’s the new car?" From February 21, 1959
Did we really have to tell you the decade here?
"Now forward." From January 2, 1954
Well, how else will you know when to stop?
"Good Heavens! It IS Herbert!" From January 1, 1955
There’s always a critic.
"Fred will be mighty sorry he missed you, Miss Vogleswinner." From September 28, 1957
And she means that sincerely.
From April 1, 1950
No extra charge for the knee shine.
From July 3, 1954
This is a scene you’d really love to see three seconds later.
"Hope you'll excuse the service, sir. One of our men is home sick." November 25, 1950
Customer service is definitely not what it used to be.