March 18, 1966

On March 18, 1966, the Scott Paper company began selling disposable paper dresses for $1. They even launched clothing lines of paper underwear and paper bikinis. By 1968, this fad did die out, as the paper clothes were uncomfortable and the print would rub off on the wearer’s skin and the paper-cuts could be unfortunately, intimate. On a related note, from 1966 to 1968, water-pistols sold like hot-cakes.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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