Novelty gift company Archie McPhee has four handbooks with advice from the 1930s and 1940s titled How to Make Love, How to Get Along with Boys, How to Get Along with Girls, and The Art of Kissing, but marketing manager David Wahl says its best to ignore the advice if you dont want to look like a sexual deviant.
Says Wahl: The books are pretty pervy. Theres so much bad advice in them, legally and morally, its kind of funny and creepy.
One book advises men to sit women on the edge of the couch so they cant get up, and to be firm with them when making a move if they want to kiss her, holding her down if necessary.
Wahl says: The books are unintentionally funny because they were intended as serious advice. Some of the advice is good, like staying clean and tidy by bathing daily to impress girls. Thats pretty obvious, though, unless youre a dirtbag.
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