The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

Peas as Large as Beets! Hot and Cold Air from Spigots!

…I haven’t the time this evening to disgorge any of the usual tendentious bloviation, so I thought I’d share with you a breezy little item I stumbled upon this morning, when I should have been working.

Man Will See Around the World! No Foods Will Be Exposed!!

These are just a few of the predictions made in 1900 by the domestic sybils of the Ladies’ Home Journal about what the world of 2000 would be like.

Store Purchases by Tube! Vegetables Grown by Electricity!!!

They actually did a fair job of it; you can judge for yourself here.

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