The goofy glory of vintage Valentines from Los Angeles antique shops

We swear to whatever objective truth is left that nobody touched up that insane vintage Valentine to the right. Fact is, at one time it was perfectly permissible to exchange cards with "COCK" on them at area elementary schools.

That's just one of the dozen old Valentines we dug up for this week's Studies in Crap post over on our Style Council blog!

Click on through for all sorts of other nostalgic inappropriateness -- and even a couple sweet, handwritten pronouncements of love that might have come from your grandparents.

The cards range from terrible animal puns to sexy fake-outs to the puppy who wouldn't take "no" for an answer:

You'll find all that and more over at Studies in Crap!

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