In late 1948, LIFE revisited a topic that the magazine had covered a number of times in previous years, and would delve into again and again over the next several decades: namely, teenagers. More specifically, the mystifying habits, lingo and fashion choices of teens around the U.S. The above photograph is of Oklahoma City teenagers playing “the sniff game”, where Kleenex was passed around the circle by sniffing from nose to nose.
The Sniff Game, 1948
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