classifiedhumanity:

This one is a bit hard to read, so we’ve included a copy of the text below:
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None may question the hold motoring has taken upon the world, observes The Commentator in the current issue of American Motorist.  ”I know persons, and so do you, who are so used to reclining on the cushions of a car that they’d get apoplexy if they walked two steps.  Others there are who spend so much time in their cars that they could easily sell themselves as automobile accessories.  Plenty of men never have occasion, thanks to the every-ready, over-able car, to use their legs, and merely wear trousers because the law makes ‘em do it.  Why, it has become so that the next move will me to change the million or more automobile schools into walking universities where adults, like babes, shall be taught the forgotten art of pedestrianism — if we can find any teachers.”
November 11th, 1917

classifiedhumanity:

This one is a bit hard to read, so we’ve included a copy of the text below:

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None may question the hold motoring has taken upon the world, observes The Commentator in the current issue of American Motorist.  ”I know persons, and so do you, who are so used to reclining on the cushions of a car that they’d get apoplexy if they walked two steps.  Others there are who spend so much time in their cars that they could easily sell themselves as automobile accessories.  Plenty of men never have occasion, thanks to the every-ready, over-able car, to use their legs, and merely wear trousers because the law makes ‘em do it.  Why, it has become so that the next move will me to change the million or more automobile schools into walking universities where adults, like babes, shall be taught the forgotten art of pedestrianism — if we can find any teachers.”

November 11th, 1917