1970s, Art, Beauty, Culture, Fashion, Food, Fun, Funny, History, Nostalgia, Photography, Pics, Style, Vintage

Property Of The Banana

Documerica: National Archives

This gal throws much attitude, but I honestly can’t tell if she’s 13 or 23. Huge Jackie O sunglasses, permed bob, lip gloss, tight waist. Love it! While her shirt cuffs are reminiscent of my own tees in 1985, this was actually September of 1975, exactly 45 years ago. That was the year emissions testing on the exhaust analyzer went into effect, and she was watching her go through testing at an inspection station in Cincinnati, Ohio.

What I don’t get is the possessive S after banana. Is the world going bananas? Sure, that’s solid. But banana’s? Certainly it doesn’t own her. She looks like the boss of herself.

9 thoughts on “Property Of The Banana”

  1. Maybe she considered herself a possession. As in belonging to banana’s. As confident as she looks probably not. Maybe we are not being literal enough. The shirt belongs to a friend and he or she is so possessive they stamp that on all of their belongings. Your title covers that possibility it just doesn’t state what the property is. Oh well I give in. I would much rather go back to contemplate your header.

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