If you're old enough, you may remember a time when advertising was innocent and pure. There were no racy ads filled with smutty innuendo, just good wholesome commercialism... or were there??

Taking a look at a couple of these weird nuggets below, I had to ask myself, "would these sneak past the censors today?"

Here's a nice little promotion for smoking. Nothing sinister here, all above board, not even a hint of the "Are You Being Served?" humor...

Old school smoking ad

Sometimes a picture speaks 1,000 words, I think the ad below proves this...

Old school ad

Should this be taken literally?

Old school ad 3