21 Awkward Vintage News Stories

October 27th, 2015

21 Awkward Vintage News Stories - Awkward Galleries

Here’s a look at some of the gems that ran in the “Miscellany” column in issues of TIME from the 1920s and 1930s. Shining a spotlight on everyday people who do stupid stuff is, it turns out, an enduring news-media tradition.

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Play On Words

October 27th, 2015

Play On Words - Kids

“I was looking at old pictures of my brother’s elementary school play when I noticed something…”

(via source)

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Duct Tales

October 27th, 2015

Duct Tales - Recreations

“My big sister and I, 21 years later… my diapers had to be duct taped because I would take them off.”

(submitted by Lillian)

Turn Back Time

October 27th, 2015

Turn Back Time - Halloween

For my friends dress up  8th birthday party, my mum made me a Cher costume out of a stocking, two material strips and not much else…… I wish I could turn back time.

(submitted by Hayley in Australia)

Shaving Is Cool

October 26th, 2015

Shaving Is Cool - School Photos

“On the morning of my first grade picture day, I thought it’d be cool to shave my face like my dad. He gave me a fake razor but when he left the room I used his real one and went right over my brows. Makes for a great memory at least!”

(via source)

Patriot Games

October 26th, 2015

Patriot Games - Halloween

“My friend just posted this on his Facebook for Throwback Thursday.”

(via source)

The Vending Machine

October 25th, 2015

The Vending Machine - Halloween

“So last year my kid wanted to be a mailbox for Halloween. This year, he wanted to be a vending machine. Here are the results…”

(via source)

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