Question: Ever wonder why ‘the milkman’ is rarely blamed anymore in questionable paternity suits? 

Answer: Prior to WW2 most people depended on the milkman for doorstep service. However, war effort fuel rationing meant that delivery trucks were unable to make their rounds and increasingly people went to the grocery store to buy milk. Today, nearly no one sees the milkman on their doorstep. ERRRR, at least delivering milk that is…. 

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(The Urge to Splurge: A social history of shopping)