Cribbed from http://www.lileks.com
|1965 It’s the latest diet, ladies: Karo Syrup and Mazola.|
I’m not kidding. They’re not kidding. No one’s kidding. You were supposed to mix Karo Syrup, Mazola, some dextrose and evaporated milk. And that’s all you got for the day. No cottage cheese, no melba toast. That’s IT.
The lady is not wearing a dress made out of newspapers - that’s from the wet ink on the facing page.
By some peculiar coincidence, this diet came from CORN PRODUCTS company, which made . . . well, you figure it out.