Dave Mariash of Corner Auto in Lac du Bonnet, Man., sent in a couple of advertisements from a simpler time.
In this one, it seems the toxic properties of used motor oil were not as well understood.
And in this one, the idea of suspending a baby from a hammock in the back seat of a speeding vehicle seemed like a good one.
“Yes, things were a bit different back then!” he writes.
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