Looking back at things “used to be” is always fun and rewarding in many ways. New generation kids will come cross tips & tricks on social media and one might think these advices are the inventions of the 21st century, but some date all the way back to 1875> Tips and pieces of advice were usually printed on cards issued by tobacco manufacturers and distributed within every pack of cigarette. Did I just compare social media platforms to a pack of cigarette? Setting aside the distribution method, some of these advices are actually amazing and even useful after a century! – I posted some of my favorites – which are yours?
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