How many do you remember?
Count all the ones that you remember not the ones you were told about
Ratings at the bottom.
Head lights dimmer switches on the floor.
Ignition switches on the dashboard.
Heaters mounted on the inside of the fire wall.
Emergency brake was a ratchet pull out lever under the dashboard.
Real ice boxes.
Pant leg clips for bicycles without chain guards.
Soldering irons you heat on a gas burner.
Using hand signals for cars without turn signals.
Blackjack chewing gum
Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water
Drug store penny candy counters
Condoms only sold at the pharmacy and purchased from an old guy in a white coat with a scowl and a key around his neck that opened the drawer where they were safeguarded.
Soda pop machines that dispensed glass bottles
Coffee shops or diners with tableside juke boxes
Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers
Newsreels before the movie
TV test patterns that came on at night after the last show and were there
until TV shows started again in the morning. (there were only 3 channels)
45 RPM records
Metal ice trays with lever
Roller skate keys
2 holer outhouses with Monkey Wards catalogue for tissue
Wash tub wringers
Counting the spots on the back of the Oly label (a label with 4 got you laid)
Sock Hops in the Gym
Nash Ramblers with fold down seats
Getting lucky in the back seat of a car made in the 40’s
Bottle openers called “churchkeys”
Only the Shadow Knows radio show
An ounce lid (grass, for all you younguns) was $10.00 U.S.
If you remembered 0-5 = You’re still young
If you remembered 6-10 = You are getting older
If you remembered 11-15 = Don’t tell your age,
If you remembered 16 + = You’re older than dirt!
Feel free to add your own