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August 5, 1950

How to Guess Your Age

JAMA. 1950;143(14):1292. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910490070025

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This is one of the most amusing little books that has been made available in a long time and will bring many smiles to those whose eyes, waistline and attitude toward life seem to be changing with advancing years. It also will elicit many chuckles from the younger group, whose problems in this respect are yet to come. This book can be read in a few minutes and would make an excellent gift to present slyly to friends and relatives. It has a place on the reception room table of physicians' offices. However, if it is left in the latter place a heavy chain and padlock probably will be necessary to keep it from mysteriously disappearing. For those with a sense of humor, here is a must. Those lacking a sense of humor may find one after looking at the antics of Ford and Williams.

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