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Dr. Batty's Asthma Cigarettes Cigarettes with unknown contents claimed to provide temporary relief of everything from asthma to colds, canker sores and bad breath. "Not recommended for children under 6."

nsydeout: “ Smoke cigarettes to cure asthma? But the funniest shit is the very last line, “Not recommended for children under ” so i should start smoking?

Cure for drunks... Drink more

Cure for drunks - Don't drink alcohol, drink 'cocaine port' instead! seems like a good idea?

If Your Wife Can't Cook...  Don't Divorce Her, Keep Her For A "PET"

If your wife can't cook don't divorce her - keep her for a pet and eat at our place!

MacGregor's Fire Retardant Shorts...look for the burning boy label

Design: Vintage ad for MacGregor's Fire Retardant Shorts. Looks like the shorts will be fine. The boy, not so much

If your tooth feels like hell and your gum starts to swell -- Cocaine!

Vintage Ads: Cocaine Toothache Drops - for INSTANTANEOUS cure. I guess you wouldn't be feeling anything at all after this.