A Tumblr user from Colorado has sent the whole Internet rolling on the floor laughing, and has challenged the message behind a popular meme with a family story that is not to be missed.


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Over the last few years, memes have been popping up everywhere that show a photo of a woman seeming to be from the early 1900’s juxtaposed with a modern-day Instagram shot. The captions describe the older photo as ‘pics of your grandma that you find in 2016,’ and the latter as ones you would find 70 years from now. The point, arguably, is to demonstrate that the women of days gone by were more ‘respectable’ than those of us living today because of their supposed modesty, and that kids of the future will be ashamed to see viral photos of their grandmother in nothing but her Calvins.

If this all sounds a little backwards to you, you’re not the only one. Tumblr blogger ‘gallusrostromegalus’ shared the following anecdote about her great-grandmother’s past to prove a much-needed point, so scroll down to read it, and let us know what you think in the comments.

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