Strange Photo Of The Day – Goldfish Love

Goldfish Love

It must have been a slow news day when this item went out over the news wire.

Woman kissing goldfish 1944A Fishy Kiss
Des Moines, Iowa – Finny, the goldfish, bestows on his mistress, Mrs. George Wolfe, Des Moines, Iowa, his usual good morning kiss. Then he gets his breakfast. photo: Acme 2/24/1944

Five years earlier a different craze began involving goldfish.

Eating them live.

In case you never heard about it, the story of swallowing live goldfish is succinctly told in this Smithsonian Magazine article.

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