[Ads-l] Texting -- or sexting? -- on a Victorian "flirting card"

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Aug 5 16:20:46 UTC 2015


"May I C U Home?"

Personal flirtation card, collection of Alan Mays.  I found no date; I suspect 1870s--1880s.

http://www.ipernity.com/doc/aemays/20948601

See also http://www.npr.org/sections/npr-history-dept/2015/07/31/427707613/when-flirtation-cards-were-all-the-rage

Joel




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