26/11/2015 – Trivia: Test your knowledge

Question 1:
What is a worm cake?

wormcakes

Question 2:
What are these?

reusable condoms

 

Question 3:
What is this treatment?

Icebox beauty treament

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Answer 1:
A tin of chocolate worm cakes London, ca. early 20th century. In the early 20th century, children were regularly fed ‘worm cakes’ to keep tapeworms at bay. Such ‘medicine’ was unpopular and often tasted revolting. The cakes in this tin have been made more palatable through the addition of chocolate flavouring. Source: Museum of London

Answer 2:
They are old  reusable condoms made from fish bladder. At that time, the condoms  were reusable to an estimated amount of 10 times. Along with the original cardboard box with the maker’s label. The box’s size was a 26 x 6 cm. The fish bladder condoms with its case sold for a whopping 2000 Euros at auction. There are signs of crosses on the packaging that may indicate how many times the condoms were used before by the owner  Reference http://bit.ly/1ODpUVU

Answer 3:
It was a Facial “Icebox” Beauty treatment,  popular in 1966  reference http://bit.ly/1WR4un4

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