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14 Really Bizarre Vintage Valentine's Day Cards

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Though we're grateful for technology, we have to admit a little part of us longs for a simpler time. Especially around Valentine's Day. Gone are the days of snail mail and getting handwritten love letters delivered to your doorstep.

It would be so nice to get an actual card rather than an snapchat or an e-card for once. But after sifting through some Valentine's from decades past, we're utterly relieved we won't be seeing any of these in our mailbox. Turns out previous generations had a slightly skewed take on what was romantic -- clowns, blatant sexism, and some really bad puns. So scroll through the bizarre cards of Valentine's past and actually be grateful you're living in a digital world.

Your grandparents might have gotten this one for each other...

This was their idea of kinky...

Sexy....but no, not really

Don Draper and Roger Sterling would have gotten a kick out of this Mad Men-esque card....

10 steps back for feminism...

They were really punny, or so they thought...

And loved their food-humor...

And were racially insensitive...

A little controversial, don't you think?

But then things got creepy...

Really creepy...

We think they got their holidays mixed up

Happy Valentine's Day!

(h/t pageofbats)

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