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'50s Folgers Coffee Commercial

Flashback: Effed Up '50s Folgers Ad

Back in the '50s, well-intentioned housewives were scolded and shunned for pouring their husbands distasteful cups of coffee. In a day and age when the worth of a woman was judged solely on her beauty and homemaking skills, a bad cup of java warranted a good amount of verbal abuse. If Folgers was the secret weapon to fend off a hubby's ungrateful rebuke, no wonder they came to call it "the best part of waking up." In a perfect world, "the best part of waking up" would've been this lady hurling the hot cup of coffee at her husband. With a little creamer to boot. (For more sexist fun with Folgers, click here.)

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LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
I'm so glad that advertising realizes the potential of women these days... and turns us and just about everything else into some sexualized object/ideal. *sigh*
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
Ugh. The fact that she's all excited to bring him his coffee and waits with baited breath to hear his reaction is making me kind of sad.
Nikitainthesection Nikitainthesection 9 years
So sexist wow.... It's kind of a joke!! :jawdrop:
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 9 years
I would have hated the 50s.
wiciltd wiciltd 9 years
I call my fiance sir Does this make me a bad person? lol
fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
Holy fork!
elephantheart elephantheart 9 years
OMG!
brittanyk brittanyk 9 years
I don't think I could have hacked it in the 50's. I definitely would have thrown his coffee at him :P
controlledspin controlledspin 9 years
"Your coffee, sir." LOL How can such a sexist, douchey guy have such a submissive wife? :)
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