07/27/2010 02:44 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Creepy Classifieds: The Funniest Ads Newspapers Have Ever Printed (PICTURES)

Craigslist may be the current home to creepy classifieds, but it all started with newspapers. If you could afford 5 bucks a letter (or whatever it was), you could create an ad saying anything you wanted. Often they were funny. Often they were creepy. Sometimes, they were both.