"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 when $3000 will only buy a used
"Did you hear the post office is thinking
about charging seven cents just to mail a letter?"
"if they raise the minimum wage to $1.00 nobody will be
able to hire outside help at the store."
"When I first started driving who would
have thought gas would someday cost 25 cents a gallon."
"Kids today are impossible. Those duck
tail hair cuts are ridiculous looking. Next thing you know,
boys will be wearing their hair as long as girls. And their
music drives me wild. This 'Rock Around The Clock' thing is
nothing but racket."
'Tim afraid to send my kids to the movies any
more. Ever since they let Clark Gable get by with saying a swear
word in Gone With The Wind, it seems even movie has that same
swear word in it. What's next I ask you'"
"Did you see where some baseball player
just signed a contract for $56,000 a year just to play ball?
It wouldn't surprise me if someday they'll be making more than
"Do you suppose television will ever reach
our part of the country?"
"I never thought I'd see the day all our
kitchen appliances would be electric. Theyre even making
"I'll tell you one thing. If my kids ever
talk back to me, they won't be able to sit down for a week."
"Did you know the new church in town is allowing women
to wear slacks to their services?"
"The drive-in restaurant is convenient
in bad weather, but 1 seriously doubt they will ever catch on."
"It has become too expensive to go on a
weekend vacation anymore. 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 the restaurants raise the price of
coffee to 15 cents, I'll just have to drink mine at home."
"If they think I'll pay 50 cents for a
hair cut, forget it. I'll have my wife learn to cut hair."
"Did you know that our baby sitter informed
us she wants 50 cents an hour? Kids think money grows on trees."