Older Than Dirt


Count all the ones that you remember, not the ones you were told about. Ratings at the bottom.

  • Blackjack chewing gum
  • Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water 
  • Candy cigarettes
  • Soda pop machines that dispensed glass bottles
  • Coffee shops or diners with table side jukeboxes
  • Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers
  • Party lines on the telephone
  • Newsreels before the movie
  • P.F. Flyers
  • Butch wax
  • TV test patterns that came on at night after the last show and were there until TV shows started again in the morning. (there were only 3 channels....if you were fortunate
  • Peashooters
  •  Howdy Doody
  • 45 RPM records
  • S&H green stamps
  • Hi-fi's
  • Metal ice trays with lever
  • Mimeograph paper
  • Blue flashbulb
  • Packard
  • Roller skate keys
  • Cork popguns
  • Drive-ins
  • Studebakers
  • Wash tub wringers

If you remembered 0-5 = You're still young

If you remembered 6-10 = You are getting older 

If you remembered 11-15 = Don't tell your age

If you remembered 16-25 = You' re older than dirt!

I might be older than dirt, but those memories are some of the best parts of my life.

Hope this is enjoyed by my O L D   F R I E N D S . . .

Submitted by Steve Heine

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