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How old is Grandma? This is great

I think we can all relate to this

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Stay with this -- the answer is at the end.  It will blow you away.

 

One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother about current events.

The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought about the shootings at schools, the computer age and just things in general.

The Grandmother replied, "Well, let me think a minute, I was born before:

  television

  penicillin

  polio shots

  frozen foods

  Xerox

  contact lenses

  Frisbees

  the pill

 

There were no:

  credit cards

  laser beams

  ball-point pens

 

Man had not yet invented:

  pantyhose

  air conditioners

  dishwashers

  clothes dryers

  and the clothes were hung out to dry in the fresh air and

  man hadn't yet walked on the moon

 

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  Your Grandfather and I got married first, and then lived together

  Every family had a father and a mother

  Until I was 25, I called every man older than me, "Sir"

  And after I turned 25, I still called policemen and every man with a title, "Sir"

  We were before gay-rights, computer-dating, dual careers, daycare centers and group therapy

  Our lives were governed by the Ten Commandments, good judgment and common sense 

  We were taught to know the difference between right & wrong & to stand up & take responsibility for our actions.

 

Serving your country was a privilege; living in this country was a bigger privilege

 

  We thought fast food was what people ate during Lent

  Having a meaningful relationship meant getting along with your cousins

  Draft dodgers were those who closed front doors as the evening breeze started

  Time-sharing meant time the family spent together in the evenings & weekends - not purchasing condominiums.

 

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  We never heard of FM radios, tape decks, CD's, electric typewriters, yogurt or guys wearing earrings 

  We listened to Big Bands, Jack Benny and the President's speeches on our radios 

  And I don't ever remember any kid blowing his brains out listening to Tommy Dorsey 

  If you saw anything with 'Made in Japan ' on it, it was junk 

  The term 'making out' referred to how you did on your school exam 

  Pizza Hut, McDonald's and instant coffee were unheard of

  We had 5 & 10-cent stores where you could actually buy things for 5 and 10 cents

  Ice-cream cones, phone calls, rides on a streetcar and a Pepsi were all a nickel

  And if you didn't want to splurge, you could spend your nickel on enough stamps to mail 1 letter & 2 postcards.

  You could buy a new Ford Coupe for $600, but who could afford one?

  Too bad, because gas was 11 cents a gallon

 

In my day:

  "grass" was mowed

  "coke" was a cold drink

  "pot" was something your mother cooked in

  "rock music" was your grandmother's lullaby

  "Aids" were helpers in the Principal's office

  "chip" meant a piece of wood

  "hardware" was found in a hardware store

  "software" wasn't even a word

 

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And we were the last generation to actually believe that a lady needed a husband to have a baby.

 

No wonder people call us "old and confused" and say there is a generation gap.

 

How old do you think I am?

 

I bet you have this old lady in mind.  You are in for a shock!

 

Read on to see -- pretty scary if you think about it and pretty sad at the same time.

 

Are you ready?????

This woman would be only 61 years old, Born in 1951.

GIVES YOU SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

PASS THIS ON TO THE OLD ONES 

THE YOUNG ONES WOULDN'T BELIEVE IT