From Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui, El Chiplichandle. Acción picaresca (Madrid, 1940):
DO YOU WANT TO GROW EIGHT CENTIMETRES? You can achieve this right away, whatever your age, with the grandiose RATIONAL GROWER. Unique procedure that guarantees an increase in size and development. Request information, which I will send you free, and you will be convinced of this marvellous invention, the last word in Science. Write to: Dr. RAONET. Rambla de Cataluña, 40. Barcelona (España).
I think I might have tried this first on my runner beans.
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