Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

A Lover of Lady Nicotine – The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

 

A Lover of Lady Nicotine seems to have caused some amusement as well as displeasure, in the words of H.L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy

“Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”

The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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Maude Fealy

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Vintage Sunday

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Vintage Sunday

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Smoker

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Marie Lloyd Ogden’s Cigarettes

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It can’t be Monday!

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I resign!

 

richardquartley

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Woman who smokes at 100 – The Daily Mirror – Tuesday 15th March 1910

 

 

WOMAN WHO SMOKES AT 100.

 

Mrs. Jarron, an inmate of Leicester Workhouse, who celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday. Mrs. Jarron, who is seen above with her favourite pipe, is an inveterate smoker, and was yesterday presented with a well-filled tobacco-box. She is the mother of eleven children, and has 168 descendants living, including 106 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

 

The Daily Mirror – Tuesday 15th March 1910

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Debbie Harry

 

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