Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Canape Comedy Food Markers

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Meant to “add a little spice” to your food, this kind of risque-but-not-really stuff was all the rage in the 1950′s and 60′s. Sixteen plastic pics that hold canapes together featuring quips like “Lovers Leap – the distance between twin beds”, “Madam – one who offers vice to the lovelorn” and “Bachelor apartment- a wildlife sanctuary”. Many of them are a peek into how different attitudes toward sex were in decades past, like “Patience – the difference between rape and seduction.” Yikes. To think things like this were stuck into bacon wrapped olives and toasted Cheese Whiz baloney puffs…

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2 Comments

  • Ludovicah says:

    wow! how times have changed!

  • Scott Finnell says:

    Your right, yikes! is the perfect word to describe patience as being the difference between rape and seduction. Nowadays sex is like fast food. It really was a strange and different world back in the 50′s and 60′s. I sometimes think I would like to live back then when we didn’t have AIDS and all the problems young people are faced with today. I guess it is all in the way one looks at it. Back then people where so closed minded and reserved. I would like a world without AIDS with more open minded and educated people.

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