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Re: Things said in 1955!!! Funny reading

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12-28-2012 02:15:07

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Postage didn't go up to a nickel until the 1960's...

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12-28-2012 09:53:37

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 Re: Things said in 1955!!! Funny reading in reply to Buzzman72, 12-28-2012 02:15:07  
I still have some eight cent 'airmail' stamps from when I was overseas. '66-67.

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Billy Shafer

12-28-2012 02:21:45

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 Re: Things said in 1955!!! Funny reading in reply to Buzzman72, 12-28-2012 02:15:07  
I can remember my grandfather pulling into a gas station. Just as they changed the sign to 21 cents. He left because it was 20 cents across the street.

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Dr. Walt

12-28-2012 02:43:30

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 Re: Things said in 1955!!! Funny reading in reply to Billy Shafer, 12-28-2012 02:21:45  
I can remember the Gas Wars back in the early 1970's, & I can remember paying just 17 cents for a gallon of "Premium" gas. I started filling up every 55 gallon drum that I could lay my hands on.

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Larry NEIL

12-28-2012 11:19:03

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 Re: Things said in 1955!!! Funny reading in reply to Dr. Walt, 12-28-2012 02:43:30  
Phone went from 8 party line to a DIAL phone.
I was mopping the floor at Virginias Grill for $10.00 a week and one hamburger a day!

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