Razor- "Many men and women think an electric razor is the easiest kind to use."
|With a sideburn like that, there's no question this photo was taken in the 1970s.|
Reproduction- The rest of the illustration for the human reproduction article is a bit too graphic to show here, but I've included the end result: an elegantly coiffed new mother in her silk robe, gazes happily at her smartly dressed and well composed husband, who lovingly holds the peaceful infant. LIES!
Roads- "Federal Interstate Highway System is a 42,500 mile network of freeways scheduled for completion in the 1980s."
|The system was not in fact completed until October 1992.|
It also cost $114 billion instead of the estimated $25 billion.
Rugs- "A handmade rug used as a wallhanging adds a modern decorative touch to a home or office."
|Isn't it strange how something that is described as modernalways looks so dated just a few decades later?|
The World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book-Childcraft International, 1979. Includes all photos and quotations