Tuesday, January 6, 2009

You too might drive off the roof of a building

This is the cover of the March 1948 issue of Popular Mechanics:



The text says, "This can happen to you." I did some investigating and discovered that it's an article about driving safety, which features this dubious claim, "Driving 30 miles per hour is as dangerous as driving on the roof of a high building!" You can see scans of the magazine here, including this curious juxtaposition of product, image, and text:



I mean, whenever someone molests my backside I instantly think about lubricating my engine. Via.

*Previously: Bizarre workplace safety website.

*Buy motor oil at Amazon.

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