Twitter Feed Revives Odd Ads of Yesteryear Quackery reigns in gems from U.K. archive

If you like odd bits of advertising ephemera, you'll probably enjoy a new Twitter feed called @AdsOfYore. Culled from the U.K.'s Birmingham Archives and Heritage, the account features real ad copy from old newspapers. Some are quaint, some are disconcerting, and most are at least mildly amusing. Hat tip to Boing Boing


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