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Woman Discovers Magazine From 1958 That Has 129 Weird And Funny Tips On How To Find A Husband

A woman discovered this magazine article from 1958, which shows just how much the world's changed. Don't think you'll see any publications running a piece with over 100 tips on how a woman can find a husband nowadays. 

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    sexist magazine - Text - Kim Marx-Kuczynski 9 October at 19:46 I bought a McCall's magazine from 1958 because the cover advertised an article titled "129 Ways to Get a Husband" and it did not disappoint. The whole list is littered with WTF but my personal favorite ( #40) has had me randomly busting into laughing fits since I read it three days ago.
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    sexist magazine - Text - WHERE TO FIND HIM 1 Get a dog and walk it 2 Have your car break down at strategic places. 3 Attend night school-take courses men like. 4 Join a hiking club. 5 Look in the census reports for places with the most sin gle men. Nevada has 125 males for every 100 females. 6 Read the obituaries to find eligible widowers. 7 Take up golf and go to different golf courses. 8 Take several short vacations at different places rather than one long one at one place. 9 Sit on a park ben
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    sexist magazine - Text - 129 ways to get a husband Continued from page 29 14 Be nice to everybody-they may have an eligible brother or son. 15 Get a government job overseas. 16 Volunteer for jury duty. 17 Be friendly to ugly men-hand some is as handsome does. 18 Tell your friends that you are in- terested in getting married. Don't keep it a secret. 19 Get lost at football games.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 20 Don't take a job in a company run largely by women. 21 Get a job emonstrating fishing tackle in a sporting goods store. 22 On a plane, train or bus don't sit next to a woman-sit next to a man 23 Go to all reunions of your high school or college class. There may be widowers there. 24 Don't be afraid to associate with more attractive girls; they may have some leftovers. 25 Go back to your home town for a visit-the wild kid next door may have become a very eligible bache
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    sexist magazine - Text - 27 Get a part-time job in a convention bureau 28 Change apartments from time to time. 29 When traveling, stay at small ho- tels where it is easier to meet strangers. 30 Learn to paint. Set up easel out- side engineering school. HOW TO LET HIM KNOW YOU'RE THERE 31 Stumble when you walk into a room that he's in 32 Forget discretion every once in a while and call him up. 33 Carry a hatbox.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 34 Wear a Band-Aid. People always ask what happened. 35 Make a lot of money. 36 Learn several funny stories and learn to tell them well-but make sure you don't tell them to him more than once 37 Walk up to him and tell him you need some advice. 38 Dropping the handkerchief still works 39 Have your father buy some theater tickets that have to be got rid of. 40 Stand in a corner and cry softly Chances are good that he'll come over to find out what's wrong. 41 Don't let him
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    sexist magazine - Text - 42 If you're at a resort have the bell boy page you. 43 Buy a convertible. Men like to ride in them 44 Learn how to bake tasty apple pies. Bring one in to the office and let the eligible bachelors taste it. 45 Laugh at his jokes. 46 If there's a wallflower among the men you know, why not cultivate him? For all you know, he may be a diamond in the rough. 47 "Accidentally" have your purse fly open, scattering its contents all over the street.
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    sexist magazine - Text - HOW TO LOOK GOOD TO HIM 48 Men like to think they're author- ities on perfume. Ask his advice on what kind you should wear. 49 Get better-looking glasses-men still make passes at girls who wear glasses-or try contact lenses. 50 Practice your drinking with your women friends first. 51 If you dye your hair, pick a shade and stick to it. 52 Wear high heels most of the time -they're sexier! 53 Unless he happens to be shorter than you are! 54 Tell him he's handsome. 55 Take g
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    sexist magazine - Text - 56 If you look good in sweaters, wear one on every third date. 57 Dress differently from the other girls in the office. 58 Get a sunburn. 59 Watch your vocabulary 60 Go on a diet if you need to. 61 When you are with him, order your steak rare. 62 Don't tell him about your allergies. 63 European women use their eyes to good advantage. Practice in front of a mirror 64 Buy a full-length mirror and take a good look before you go to greet him. 65 Change the shade of your stoc
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    sexist magazine - Text - 66 Get that fresh-scrubbed look by scrubbing! 67 If he has bought you any trinket or accessory, wear it. 68 Use the ashtray; don't crush out cigarettes in coffee cups! 69 Polish up on making introduc- tions; learn to do them gracefully. 70 Don't be too fussy. 71 Stick to your moral standards. 72 Don't whine-girls who whine stay on the vine! HOW TO LAND HIM 73 Show him you can have fun on a cheap date-but don't overdo it! (Continued on page 90)
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    sexist magazine - Text - (Continued from page 89) 74 Don't let your parents treat him like a potential husband. 75 Ask your parents to disappear when you're entertaining! 76 Double-date with a gay, happily married couple-let him see what it's like! 77 Tell his friends nice things about him. 78 Send his mother a birthday card. 79 Ask his mother for her recipes. 80 Talk to his father about business and agree that taxes are too high! 81 Buy his sister's children an occa- sional present.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 82 On the first date tell him you aren't thinking of getting married! 83 Don't talk about how many chil- dren you want. 84 If he's a fisherman, learn to scale and clean fish. 85 Don't tell him everything about yourself at the start. Hold something in reserve. 86 When you're out strolling with him, don't insist on stopping at every shopwindow. 87 Don't tel him how much your clothes cost. 88 Learn to sew and wear something you have made yourself.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 89 Don't gossip about him. 90 Never let him know he's the only one, even if you have to stay home one or two nights a week! 91 Don't be a pushover when he's try ing to make a date. 92 Very early in your dating, why not get a favorite song that you both regard as your own? 93 Find out about the girls he hasn't married. Don't repeat the mistakes they made. 94 Don't discuss your former boy friends. 95 If you are widowed or divorced, don't constantly discuss your former husb
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    sexist magazine - Text - 96 Be flexible. If he decides to skip the dance and go rowing on the lake. go even if you are wearing your best evening gown. 97 Hide your Phi Beta Kappa key if you own one-later on junior can play with it. 98 Turn wolves into husband material by assuming they have honor. 99 Resist the urge to make him over -before marriage, that is! 100 Learn where to draw the line- but do it gracefully. 101 Remain innocent but not igno- rant.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 102 Make your home comfortable when he calls-large ashtrays, comfort able chairs. 103 Learn to play poker. 104 If he's rich, tell him you like his money-the honesty will intrigue him! 105 Never let him believe your career is more important to you than marriage. 106 Buy him an amusing or partic- ularly appropriate, present every once in a while. But don't make it too expen- sive. 107 Clip and mail him a toon that means something to both of funny car- you.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 108 Don't tell dirty stories. 109 Stop being a mama's girl-don't let him think he'll have in-law trouble, even if you know he will! 110 Point out to him that the death rate of single men is twice that of mar- ried men. WILD IDEAS- ANYTHING GOES 111 Go to Yale. 112 Get a hunting license. 113 If your mother is fat, tell him you take after your father. If he's fat too, tell him you're adopted! 114 Stow away on a battleship.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 115 Rent a billboard and post your picture and telephone number on it. 116 Paint your name and number on roof and say, "Give me a buzz, pilots." 117 Start a whispering campaign on how sought-after you are. 118 Sink at a fashionable beach at high noon! 119 Ride the airport bus back and forth from the airport. 120 Bribe Ferris-wheel operator to get you stuck on the top of a Ferris wheel. 121 Stand on a busy street corner with a lasso.
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    sexist magazine - Text - 122 Carry a camera and ask strange, handsome men if they would mind snapping your picture. 123 Ask your mother to take in male boarders. 124 Make and sell toupees-bald men are easy catches! 125 Advertise for male co-owner of a boat. 126 If you see a man with a flat, offer to fix it 127 Carry a tow chain in the trunk of your automobile. 128 Let it be known in your office that you have a button box and will sew on bachelors' loose buttons. 129 Don't marry him if he has too
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