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The funny things women do in 1958 to try to find a husband

British comedy writer Jordana Grace (pictured) discovered a magazine from 1958 detailing how to 'fasten a husband'
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A TikToker shares the funny things women did in 1958 to try to ‘free a husband’ – including crying in the corner so men would ask ‘what’s wrong?’

  • TikToker Jordana Grace stumbled upon a magazine from 1958
  • Inside Comedy Writer Discovers ‘129 Ways to Destroy a Husband’
  • Jordana, from the UK but living in Australia, shared a viral video on TikTok
  • In the clip, she shared the best advice recommended to women at the time

A TikToker was left in stitches after reading the funny things women did in an attempt to find a husband in the 1950s.

British expatriate Jordana Grace, who now lives in Queenslandfound an old magazine from 1958 that reveals 129 ways to “free a husband”.

In now viral TikTok video, Jordana shared the top tips recommended to women of the time, from “dropping a handkerchief,” learning how to draw, and wearing a bandage so men would ask what happened.

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British comedy writer Jordana Grace (pictured) discovered a magazine from 1958 detailing how to 'fasten a husband'

British comedy writer Jordana Grace (pictured) discovered a magazine from 1958 detailing how to ‘fasten a husband’

In a now-viral TikTok video, Jordana shared the best advice she recommended to women at the time

Some of the tips include

In a now-viral TikTok video, Jordana shared the best advice women were given at the time, from “dropping a handkerchief,” learning how to draw, and wearing a bandage so men would ask what happened

“Number 17. Be nice to ugly men because handsome is so handsome,” Jordana said in the video.

“Number 23. Go to all your high school dates because there might be widowers there.

“Number 30. Learn to draw and set up an easel outside an engineering school.”

Jordana went on to outline several points that she found funny and somewhat odd, including number 25, which suggested you go back to your hometown “because a wild boy next door might already be a suitable bachelor.”

Other tips include “carrying a hat box” and dropping a handkerchief “because it’s still working.”

A woman dangling her handkerchief in front of a man in an attempt to attract his attention dates back to the Roman period.

“Number 34. Wear a bandage so he can ask what’s wrong,” Jordana continued.

She said the “best” tip of all was number 40 – which involved “standing in the corner and quietly crying because they’ll come and ask what’s wrong”.

Jordana couldn’t help but burst out laughing after revealing the last piece of advice.

Other tips include

Jordana said the

Other tips include “carrying a hat box” and dropping a handkerchief “because it still works.” Jordana said the “best” tip of all is number 40 – which involves “standing in the corner and quietly crying because they’ll come and ask what’s wrong”

The hilarious video has since been viewed more than 400,000 times and many wondered if the tips really worked

The hilarious video has since been viewed more than 400,000 times and many wondered if the tips really worked

The hilarious video has since been viewed more than 400,000 times, and many wondered if the tips really worked.

If you are single please try these to see if it works. My gut feeling is that they probably do,” one person commented.

“Ok but the picture is genius,” added another, a third wrote: “Oh wow we need more!”

A fourth said, “Well, now I know why I’m single.”

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