Need A Husband? We Can Help
Disclaimer: please do not actually attempt these methods. If done, you must tell me how it went. And I get to meet whatever husband is acquired. Thank you.
This article focusing on a McCall's magazine edition from 1958 has been around for several months, but only recently hit my Facebook feed again and was brought to my attention. After sending some of the most absurd comments to Glenn, we teamed up to be on air and talk over the "129 Ways To Get a Husband". Notably, neither myself nor Glenn are currently looking for a husband.. That doesn't make the adventures in this list any less hilarious.
Here's are some favourites we did not discuss on air:
7. Take up golf and go to different golf courses.
As someone who has worked many years on a golf course.....yeah, okay, this may actually work. I have never met so many interested men (whether I wanted to or not) as on the golf course. I guess it can't be a bad thing - they usually have money, right?
14. Be nice to everybody - they may have an eligible brother or son. / 17. Be friendly to ugly men - handsome is as handsome does.
Um... how about we stop at "be nice to everybody"? That's maybe the #1 way to get yourself a husband. Or partner. Or friends. Or be a decent person, that too.
32. Forget discretion every once in a while and call him up.
Call each other up!! It's cute! This is actually my favourite in a pretty honest way. In this modern fancy day of texting and snapchatting and god-knows-what - a phone call is super appreciated.
45. Laugh at his jokes.
Do not do this if his jokes are terrible. I've laughed at too many weak jokes when I know I'm more funny. Don't encourage him.
93. Find out about the girls he hasn't married. Don't repeat the mistakes they made. / 94. Don't discuss your former boyfriends.
Get his dating background immediately, manipulate it, and don't share your own? Why oh why are people ever stuck in unhappy marriages. I wonder. Also reminds me very much of a So I Married An Axe-Murderer-style technique...
38. Dropping the handkerchief still works.
Who knew? Guess I've found my next move.
Keep in mind these "ideas" were brainstormed in a timed session by approximately a dozen magazine "journalists", mostly men, a few women tossed in, and originally they had 404 ideas! This is the narrowed down version. Boy, do I want to know what they cut out.