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This is the truth!

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Thought you might like to see these!!! 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
girls."

"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."

Bob & Cathy...back to the 50s