Betsy Wetsy doll ad from the The Ideal Toy Co. started manufacturing her in named after the head of the company, A. She was one the first of the popular dolls to also be offered in ethnic versions. I loved my Betsy!
S&H Trading Stamps (GreenStamps)- I remember Mama collecting these when we got groceries. We licked them and would put them in a book then trade them in for different items. Our fave was the gold brand; they had better stuff.
The Slip n Slide is synonymous with summer. A simple idea that spawned decades of backyard fun, the toy consists of a long sheet of plastic that is laid over grass and leads into a small wading pool of water.
*When I was a kid. the attendant used to put gas in your car, wash your windows, put air in your tires and check your oil! you often would get a gift with fill-up (like a collectible drinking glass) Full service gas stations.
This story has got to have Colonel Sanders rolling over in his grave. A KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) customer was told by a restaurant that he could not have a wet hand wipe because they are soaked in alcohol and might offend Muslim customers.