Saturday, October 13, 2007

These comments were made in 1955

"I'll tell you one thing, if things keep goingthe way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a week'sgroceriesfor $20."
"Have you seen the new cars coming out nextyear? It won't be long before $2000 will only buy a used one."
"If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm goingto quit. A quarter a pack is ridiculous."
"Did you hear the post office is thinking aboutcharging a dime just to mail a letter?"
"If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobodywill be able to hire outside help at the store."
"When I first started driving, who would havethought gas would someday cost 29 cents a gallon. Guess we'd be betteroff leaving the car in the garage."
"Kids today are impossible. Those duck tail haircuts make it impossible to stay groomed. Next thing you know, boyswill be wearing their hair as long as the girls."
"I'm afraid to send my kids to the movies anymore. 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 scientistthinks it's possible to put a man on the moon by the end of thecentury They even have some fellows they call astronauts preparingforit down in Texas."
"Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for $75,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldn'tsurprise me if someday they'll be making more than the president."
"I never thought I'd see the day all our kitchenappliances would be electric. They are even making electric typewritersnow."
"It's too bad things are so tough nowadays. Isee where a few married women are having to work to make ends meet."
"It won't be long before young couples are goingto have to hire someone to watch their kids so they can both work."
"Marriage doesn't mean a thing any more; thoseHollywood stars seem to be getting divorced at the drop of a hat."
"I'm just afraid the Volkswagen car is going toopen the door to a whole lot of foreign business."
"Thank goodness I won't live to see the daywhen the Government takes half our income in taxes. I sometimes wonderif we are electing the best people to congress."
"The drive-in restaurant is convenient in niceweather, but I seriously doubt they will ever catch on
There is no sense going to Lincoln or Omahaanymore for a weekend. It costs nearly $15 a night to stay in a hotel."
"No one can afford to be sick any more; $35 aday in the hospital is too rich for my blood."
"If they think I'll pay $1.00 for a hair cut,forget it."

1 comment:

Wanda Kay said...

Whoever gets the Christmas squares will love them, they turned out great.

I can just imagine how many projects you have going on with the holidays all coming up. But I'm sure the boys are giving you some free time to do them.