QUIZ: Only True Baby Boomers Can Pass This Test

Why would kids have been afraid of soap?

Retry Correct Incorrect Sometimes when kids mouthed off, they were forced to wash their mouths out with soap. President George W. Bush once famously reported that his mother Barbara had washed his mouth with soap when he “got fresh” with her as a youngster.

Why would kids have been afraid of soap?

  • They hated baths
  • It had a foul smell
  • The soap caused rashes
  • They had to wash their mouths with it
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