Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: Are You Old Enough To Remember?
Re: Are You Old Enough To Remember?
Fri, 20 Aug 1999 21:15:04 -0400
On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, Ian N Ford wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Charles W. Pourciau <pourciau@EARTHLINK.NET>
> > ..there was one light (red) on top of police cars.
> Here they were blue ... and the police cars had bells.
(G) And in India, I got fairly frantic because there were all these
SOLDIERS in khaki patrolling the streets, but darn if I could spot a cop! (g)
And what the heck are these houses with *blue* lights out front?!?
> > ..gas was .26 a gal and ethyl was way too high at .30.
> My dad complained when petrol went up to three shillings - about 50 cents.
> But then
> our gallons are 20% bigger than yours ...
'bout the time I finally figured out I could fill 'er up with a $5 bill,
I couldn't any more. :(
> > ..the Network News was only 15 minutes long.
> And there was only the BBC.
Well, OK, we had CBS and NBC, but where we lived, you could only get
NBC. G'night Chet.
> * Pushing button B on the payphones in the hope a few pennies would fall out
Uhh -- er -- I still do that! (g)
> * Steam trains ?
Sure; they still run here -- mostly as tourist traps but they DO run.
> Oh boy ... I MUST be getting old ...
Nahhhh, we just 'member things we saw on the telly and think they
happened to us. (G)