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Guinness for Beauty (and babies?)

18 December, 2012

To commemorate the hour and a half she spent in the Dublin Airport last week, the Author would like to share this Guinness advertisement from the July 1977 Vogue, and ask this question: was Guinness once considered a healthy prenatal nutrient?

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    6 January, 2013 2:29 am

    Indeed, it was. This reader learned this by watching ‘The Osbournes’.

  2. 6 January, 2013 8:16 pm

    Anonymous, you have a delightful range of cultural references, from high to low. Did Sharon Osbourne take medicinal Guinness during her pregnancies?

  3. Anonymous permalink
    7 January, 2013 3:18 am

    Why, thanks, Clarissa. She claimed to have done so. Not that that’s a ringing endorsement or anything….

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