An e-mail funny for today - for anyone that is "old"

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by crumpton, Dec 21, 2005.

  1. crumpton

    crumpton New Member

    Received this e-mail and thought this was funny

    1975: Long hair
    2005: Longing for hair

    1975: KEG
    2005: EKG

    1975: Acid rock
    2005: Acid reflux

    1975: Moving to California because it's cool
    2005: Moving to Arizona because it's warm

    1975: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
    2005: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor

    1975: Seeds and stems
    2005: Roughage

    1975: Hoping for a BMW
    2005: Hoping for a BM

    1975: Going to a new, hip joint
    2005: Receiving a new hip joint

    1975: Rolling Stones
    2005: Kidney Stones

    1975: Screw the system
    2005: Upgrade the system

    1975: Disco
    2005: Costco

    1975: Passing the drivers' test
    2005: Passing the vision test

    1975: Whatever
    2005: Depends

    Just in case you weren't feeling too old today, this will certainly change things..
    The people who are starting college this fall across the nation were born in 1987.

    They are too young to remember the first space shuttle blowing up on liftoff.

    Their lifetime has always included AIDS.

    Bot! tle caps have always been screw off and plastic.

    The CD was introduced the year they were born.

    They have always had an answering machine.

    They have always had cable.

    They cannot fathom not having a remote control.

    Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.

    Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.

    They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.

    They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.

    Do you feel old yet? Pass this on to the other old fogies on your list. Notice the larger type, that's for those of you who have trouble reading...
  2. dononagin

    dononagin New Member

    I can relate a little too well.. must be old!!! lol!
  3. tobyj

    tobyj New Member

    Needed that...............can relate.
  4. alaska3355

    alaska3355 New Member

    like, "What was it like back then?" I tell them we could buy a candy bar for a nickel, the public pool cost 25 cents, and that we rarely locked our houses. They think it sounds neat in those respects....but they wouldn't want to give up their computer games, etc.
  5. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    When I was born the computer didn't exist. (Ball-point pens were not in use.)

    When my father was born this country had no paved roads.

    When my grandfather was born Lincoln was President.

    When my grandfather's grandfather was alive, Washington was President.

    I remember when these were new: the long-playing record; Rudoloph the Red-Nosed Raindeer; automatic transmissions; silly putty; Elvis; President Truman; I Love Lucy; TV Guide; the A-bomb.

    I am 65.

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