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Someone unearthed a comic strip from 1921 that's similar to a modern meme - and people can't believe how relatable it is

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University of Iowa/The Judge
On Saturday, a Twitter user named Ida unearthed an illustration from a July 1921 issue of " Judge ," a now-defunct satirical magazine that was published weekly in the US from 1881 to 1947.
In this copy of "Judge," the comic is credited to the " Wisconsin Octopus ," which was published at the University of Wisconsin between 1919 and 1959.
This "flashlight" joke is remarkably similar to a current meme that juxtaposes what you think you look like with what you actually look like.
Earlier issues of the "Wisconsin Octopus," published in either 1919 or 1920, include...
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