Thanksgiving Camel Ad from 1936 Life Magazine: Smoke Between Courses to Aid Digestion

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This ad for Camel cigarettes from the November 23, 1936 issue of Life Magazine takes a Thanksgiving theme, advising that "You enjoy food more and have a feeling of greater ease after eating when you smoke Camels between courses and after meals."

They quote Miss Dorothy Malone, a "food editor," who says "It's smart to have Camels on the table. My own personal experience is that smoking Camels with my meals and afterwards builds up a sense of well-being." They even suggest to take a smoke break before you dig in for a second helping of turkey.

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[LIFE Magazine via Consumerist]

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  1. Nate

    So, why did I get such weird looks when I lit up at the table?

  2. N. Sane

    I recommend twisting up a fatty before desert. Also after desert.
    It makes you feel ALIVE WITH PLEASURE!

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