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Comments made in the year 1957

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Tommy

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Comments made in the year 1957
>
> "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 $20."
>
> Have you seen the new cars coming out next
> year? It won't be long before
> $2000 will only buy a used one. "
>
>
> "If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm
> going to quit. A quarter a pack is ridiculous."
>
> Did you hear the post office is thinking
> about charging a dime just to mail a letter?"
>
> "If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobody
> will be able to hire outside help at the store."
>
> When I first started driving, who would have
> thought gas would someday cost 29 cents a
> gallon. Guess we'd be better off leaving the car
> in the garage."
>
> "Kids today are impossible. Those duck tail hair
> cuts make it impossible to stay groomed. Next
> thing you know, boys will be wearing their hair
> as long as the gi rls."
>
> "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 $75, 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."
>
> "Marriage doesn't mean a thing any more; those
> Hollywood stars seem to be getting divorced at
> the drop of a hat."
>
> "I'm just 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 congress."
>
> "The drive-in restaurant is convenient in nice
> weather, but I seriously doubt they will ever catch on."
>
> "There is no sense going to Lincoln or Omaha
> anymore for a weekend. It costs nearly $15 a
> night to stay in a hotel."
>
> "No one can afford to be sick any more; $35 a
> day in the hospital is too rich for my blood."
>
> "If they think I'll pay 50 cents for a hair
> cut, forget it."
 

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yeah,the good ol days,they are gone forever and while some are glad,I have to wonder..............good luck Tommy
 

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Ecclesiastes 7:10 "Don't long for "the good old days," for you don't know whether they were any better than today." (New Living Translation)

Personally I miss the vim and vigor of my younger days, but NOW is a pretty good time to be alive. Opportunity abounds for anyone willing to take the bull by the horns and go after their dreams. This is America. Free enterprise is alive and well.
 

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