Her first appearance

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While most of the Peanuts characters would not appear until 1950 or later, Sally Brown shows up in this ad from 1934!

A forlorn woman sits on the grass, while a nearby friend says "Look at Sally Brown all alone over there. Didn't you think Mr. Bill Gordon fell for her at first?" Another woman: "Well, yes, but you know why she's all alone now, don't you?" A third says: "She's awfully pretty, but men can't forgive one fault, that hint of perspiration odor in underthings."

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  As these two ads, from 1954 and 1961 respectively, show, Patty and Violet had a rather consistent relationship… living on slightly different planes, and not introducing themselves, but giving a name to each other. 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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The Untouchable Charlie Brown

If you look at this ad, you may be wondering (as I did when I stumbled across it) why Charlie Brown is advertising a television show in 1963… and why, of all shows, he’s advertising┬áThe Untouchables. (Or you may be one of the many people now populating the earth too …

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Peanuts First Edition guide

As proud as I am of my Peanuts Book Collectors Guide, it is not the be-all and end-all guide…. and as much as I have visions of making it so, the real life of being a father of two, the runner of a business, a make of dinners, and a …