Friday Frivolity – The Year Was 1955… (If I Didn’t Live Through It, I Wouldn’t Believe It Myself)

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

Stamp

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

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 garage.

20 cents

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.

Baseball

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

Typewriter

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

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

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

VW

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.

Congress

The fast food restaurant is convenient for a quick meal, but I seriously doubt they will ever catch on.

MacDonalds

There is no sense going on short trips any more for a weekend. It costs nearly $2.00 a night to stay in a hotel.

MotelNo one can afford to be sick anymore. At $15.00 a day in the hospital, it’s too rich for my blood.

Hospital

If they think I’ll pay 30 cents  for a haircut, forget it.

Barber

Know any friends who would get a kick out of these, pass this on! Be sure and send it to your kids and grandkids, too

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