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  • Comments made in the year 1955!

    That's only 54 years ago!

    'I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's
    going to be impossible to buy a week's groceries for $10.00.

    'Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won't be long
    before $1, 000.00 will only buy a used one.

    'If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm going to quit. 20 cents a
    pack is ridiculous..

    'Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging 7 cents just
    to mail a letter.

    'If they raise the minimum wage to $1.00, nobody will be able to hire
    outside help at the store.

    'When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday
    cost 25 cents a gallon. Guess we'd be better off leaving the car in the

    'I'm afraid to send my kids to the movies any more Ever since they let
    Clark Gable get by with saying DAMN in GONE WITH THE WIND, it seems
    every new movie has either HELL or DAMN in it.

    'I read the other day where some scientist thinks it's possible to put
    a man on the moon by the end of the century. They even have some
    fellows they call astronauts preparing for it down in Texas .

    'Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for
    $50,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldn't surprise me if someday
    they'll be making more than the President..

    'I never thought I'd see the day all our kitchen appliances would be
    electric. They are even making electric typewriters now..

    'It's too bad things are so tough nowadays. I see where a few married
    women are having to work to make ends meet.

    'It won't be long before young couples are going to have to hire
    someone to watch their kids so they can both work.

    'I'm afraid the Volkswagen car is going to open the door to a whole lot
    of foreign business.

    'Thank goodness I won't live to see the day when the Government takes
    half our income in taxes.. I sometimes wonder if we are electing the
    best people to government.

    'The drive-in restaurant is convenient in nice weather, but I seriously
    doubt they will ever catch on.

    'There is no sense going on short trips anymore for a weekend, it costs
    nearly $2.00 a night to stay in a hotel.

    'No one can afford to be sick anymore, at $15.00 a day in the hospital,
    it's too rich for my blood.'

    'If they think I'll pay 30 cents for a hair cut, forget it.'
    Ear Tag no. 00030

  • #2
    My how things have changed, and how much they have stayed the same.....
    U.S. Army "Retired"
    (Disabled Veteran)


    • #3
      Originally posted by gruss View Post
      My how things have changed, and how much they have stayed the same.....
      No kidd'in
      HERD Member #114
      2007 FLHTCU Ultra Classic
      When all else fails, GET A BIGGER HAMMER!
      If common sense was so common, wouldn't everyone have it?

      AKA: DAN


      • #4
        What if they could have see those 7 year olds dancing in tart costumes?


        • #5
          Originally posted by Rainrider View Post
          What if they could have see those 7 year olds dancing in tart costumes?
          ....There would have been prison time for parents, and beauty contest holders I think.....
          U.S. Army "Retired"
          (Disabled Veteran)


          • #6
            1955 ten yrs old and thougt a buck was alot of money. Remember some of those lines.
            Be resonable, do things my way.