Acceptable In The 80s


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Acquaintance (ie.pickup) cards often presented to ladies by rorty young American chaps in the 1870s and 1880s. According to collector Alan Mays, the card was “a common means of introduction, never taken too seriously”.

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4 thoughts on “Acceptable In The 80s

    1. Spaghetti Hoop

      I was wondering about that one. Doesn’t the ‘please return it’ prompt a rendevouz anyway and, even better, sought out by the rejector to the rejected?

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