I know some of you
are not old enough to remember but this email below was put together in
a great way, hope you enjoy it.
following were some comments made in the year 1957:
(1) "I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the
way they are, its going to be impossible to buy a weeks groceries for
(2) "Have you seen the
new cars coming out next year? It won't be long when $5,000 will only
buy a used one."
(3) "If cigarettes keep going up! In price, I'm going to
quit. A quarter a pack is ridiculous."
you hear the post office is thinking about charging a dime just to mail
(5) "If they raise the
minimum wage to $1, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the
(6) "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 ducktail hair cuts make it
Impossible to stay groomed. Next thing you know, boys
will be wearing their hair as long as the girls,"
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
(9) "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
that they will be making more than the President."
(11) "I never thought I'd see the day all our
kitchen appliances would be electric. They are even making electric
"It's too bad things are so tough nowadays. I see here a few married
women are having to work to make ends meet."
won't be long before young couples are going to have to hire someone to
watch their kids so they can both work."
(15) "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."
(18) "There is no sense going to Lincoln or Omaha anymore
for a weekend. It costs nearly $15.00 a night to stay in a
(19) "No one can
afford to be sick any more, $35.00 a day in the hospital is too rich for