22 January 2010

Hocus Focus

Let's end the week with a little weirdness from 1963. While this Hoover washer offered eight different laundry 'programmes'—enough to impress even those 'who can afford the best'—it seems that the appliance might have had a small vibration problem. How else to explain the peculiar fuzziness of its admirers?

Another thought: As this ad appeared in UK publications, maybe it's a visual metaphor for Swinging London.

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