A 1949 ‘LIFE’ Magazine Chart of Highbrow and Lowbrow Tastes

A 1949 LIFE Magazine Chart of High Brow and Low Brow Tastes

The Apr 11th, 1949 issue of LIFE magazine featured a handy chart that offers highbrow and lowbrow examples of everyday tastes. For example, a very dry martini with lemon peel is considered upper-middle brow, while coleslaw is considered lowbrow. Adjust your tastes accordingly.

A 1949 LIFE Magazine Chart of High Brow and Low Brow Tastes

A 1949 LIFE Magazine Chart of High Brow and Low Brow Tastes

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