A Little Nab’ll Do Ya

1937 UT

Who’s the most interesting fellow here? The obvious one in dark frames, or the guy taking a pull of his cigarette? It’s quite the crowded counter. Tiny bottles of soda were available for rationing through an entire meal. Honestly, how we did we ever do that? You might also notice that what appears to be a box of Kleenex or napkins is actually a NAB, a square of salty or sugary carbs to compliment your beverage. Of course, NAB is short for Nabisco. And why not indulge? It’s a mere nickel, or as Gary Gulman calls them, “quarter impersonators.” Might I suggest not pairing Oreos with Coke? The sugar crash will be atrocious.

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4 thoughts on “A Little Nab’ll Do Ya

  1. The array of NABs was interesting, Kerbey. Oreos to dunk in your milk. Fig Newton for a cake-like dessert. Ritz and saltines accompany soup. They had the lunch counter thing down, Nabisco did in the day. Great history lesson in this ad!

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