"I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are it's going to be
impossible to buy a weeks groceries for $20."
"Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won't be long when $5,000
will only buy a used one."
"If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm going to quit. A quarter a pack is
"Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging dime just to mail a
"The Government wants to get its hands on everything. Pretty soon it's going to be
impossible to run a family business or farm."
"If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobody will be able to hire outside help at
"When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday cost 50
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 impossible to stay
groomed. Next thing you know, boys will be wearing their hair as long as the girls."
"Also, their music drives me wild. This 'Rock Around The Clock' thing is nothing
"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 movie has a 'hell'
or'damn in it."
"Also, it won't be long until couples are sleeping in the same bed in the movies.
What is this world coming to?"
"Marilyn Monroe is now showing her bra and panties, so apparently there are no
"Pretty soon you won't be able to buy a good 10 cent cigar."
"I read the other day where some scientist thinks it's possible to put a man on
the moon by the end of the 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
"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.
They are even making electric typewriters now."