There's nothing like outdated dating rules to put things into perspective. From do wear a bra to don't look bored (even if you are), vintage advice typically manages to be useless, degrading, and hilarious. PBH3 found a dating guide from 1938, complete with pictures that are every bit as bad as the advice. Get a breakdown of dos and don'ts — heavy on the don'ts — after the jump.
Dress in your boudoir to keep your allure. Put makeup on in private, not where he can see you. Wear a bra, especially if you need one. Be careful your stockings aren't wrinkled. Talk about what he wants to talk about.
Caress him in public. It's embarrassing! Talk to the waiter; men deserve your undivided attention. Look bored, even if you are Get your lipstick on his handkerchief Talk while dancing, "for when a man dances he wants to dance." Sit in awkward positions. Cry, especially in public. Use the rear-view mirror to put makeup on; he needs it to drive. Drink too much. While some girls get clever, most get silly.