October 14, 2009

Know Your Onions


This farmer looks remarkably like the rabbits in the Tawny Scrawny Lion Little Golden Book. I suspect the same illustrator did both. I loved that book as a kid, and this guy gave me a chuckle. What do you suppose a rabbit puts in his pipe? Could it be... rabbit tobacco?

Saturday Evening Post
1953
from Vintage Poster

7 comments:

adrienne said...

i love the copy= "shots and claims can't change this fact..."

priceless. yeah, what WERE they smoking?!

downtown guy said...

I think it's Shouts and Claims, actually, but I agree.

Steph(anie) said...

"The candy with the hole."

Maybe I'm immature, but that cracked me up.

downtown guy said...

I didn't even think about it, but yeah. It made me chuckle.

Ms. Moon said...

I just love that whole thing.

May said...

I LOVE the Tawny Scrawny Lion! Those carrots always looked so tasty in that book.

downtown guy said...

Me, too. I wonder who illustrated that one.