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Hey, ladies! Sunday marks the 74th anniversary of “Anti-Flirt Week,” a commendable effort begun by the woman pictured at right. The caption reads:

Miss Alice Reighly, President of the Anti-Flirt Club which has just been organized in Wash D.C. and will launch an ‘Anti-Flirt’ week beginning March 4th. The club is composed of young women and girls who have been embarrassed by men in automobiles and on street corners. 2/27/23

So, come on all you modern gals—-don’t let those brutes in their dangerous jalopies take the wind out of your sails. Show ’em you mean business—-and only business—-by battening down the lashes and keeping those lips pursed in a purposeful scowl next week.

And gents: Just because she flashes a bit of ankle doesn’t mean her virtue is up for grabs. Honestly!

Thanks to our intrepid researcher-at-large Jeff Krulik for unearthing this treasure from the depths of the Library of Congress.