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This is gas, albeit a little shocking. This article from a 1958 edition of “McCalls” magazine went viral this week as it shared 129 ways for the young women of the era to hook a man.

The tips are insanely sexist, demeaning, politically incorrect on so many levels, but also kinda hilarious.

The 16 people who put together this article were picked for their “lively ideas, mature experience, and good minds”, including a
songwriter, an air-line stewardess, a marriage consultant, a police commissioner, a banker, a psychologist, a bachelor, and a housewife.

Check out our favourites below but the list is for sure worth a read…

#17: Be friendly to ugly men- handsome is as handsome does

#20: Dont take a job in a company run largely by women

#30: Learn to paint, set up easel outside engineering school

#40: Stand in a corner and cry softly

#76: Double date with a gay, happily married couple (2018 note: we don’t think they mean what you think they mean)

#113: If your mother is fat, tell him you take after your father, if he’s fat too, tell him you’re adopted!

Actually, we can’t pick any more favourites, they’re all crazy. Check them out below…