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When Only The Finest Organ-Shaped French Saint Legumes Will Do

Have you eaten Joan of Arc brands in your neck of the woods? It must be a geographical item, as I’ve never seen such a thing.

“The Good Old Days” by Time Life

I don’t envy grocers nowadays, trying to keep their stores clean, their employees healthy, and their shelves stocked. But the lean WWII years also challenged grocers with government rationing lists. Here, this grocer attempts to label his stock with an accurate price in points. Can you imagine?

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Housewives had to be thrifty, sometimes to the point of excess.

It was important to keep a sense of humor about the whole thing, as it is today.

8 thoughts on “When Only The Finest Organ-Shaped French Saint Legumes Will Do”

    1. The world is full of selfish jerks who are too important to wear masks, too free to abstain from shooting illegal fireworks until 1am, too busy receiving unemployment checks and toppling statues and upset about syrup to ever make the kind of sacrifices they did back then.

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