Sunday Chores

February 21, 2010

Need a reason to keep your house tidy? Well, today’s your lucky day. On this fine Sunday evening I leave you with the following thought, brought to you straight from the 1950s.

Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes…

(Embed doesn’t seem to be working, so check it out here: http://www.archive.org/details/Houseint1954)


  1. See Dresden and Tokyo fire bombing

  2. Somehow I think we’d all have a bigger problem to worry about.

  3. Best line on nuclear war belonged to Kruchchev who said that after one the living would envy the dead

  4. Today’s lesson for tomorrow from yesterday: If you live in a garden shed, wrap your armchairs in polythene. You won’t be sorry when the Russkis attack!

    (Thanks, Ben. A keeper.)

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