15 of those Awkward Moments in History

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9th Oct, 2012

1. When the Centro Universitario of Mexico abbreviated all over their sports uniforms:

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Top row, second from left: “Not me!”

 

2. Tobacco Companies getting away with it:

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3. ‘Alfonso’, not trying to look like anyone in particular at all:

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4. When women thought they had options:

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5. When this book did not win best book title of the year:

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6. Carnival Day for the Klu Klux Klan:

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Photo taken on April 26, 1928. The carnival owner was also a klansman.

 

7. When Carlos invited you to play with his little dolphin:

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8. Mealtime in mid-20th century America:

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Come an’get your Sackosauceinacanomeat ery’body!

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9. When men thought they understood women:

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10. That time Carol went to Woodstock:

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11. Sexual Health Education doing its job:

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12. When no one had quite figured out the marketing approach for sex toys:

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13. While this sock company clearly had the right idea:

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As well as Svetlana Gruebbersolvik’s record label:
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14. That awkward moment that was, the entire 1970s decade:

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(Hard as that may be to believe).

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15. And probably the 80s too:

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How did anyone get laid?

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Um …. AWKWARD!!

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