You would think Don Draper had pitched most of these ad ideas…

They’re sexist, racist or just downright scary. You might be surprised that they were ever deemed appropriate at all.

It’s safe to say that a lot of modern-day advertisements are still miles away from getting it right, with sexism in particular still being a major issue. However, there’s just NO way businesses today could get away with what they used to publish only half a century ago.

Can you imagine if any of these ads were put up today? Check out the gallery above to see what’s making us giggle inappropriately… 

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