Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Then and Now 1978-2011

As 2011 comes to a close, (can you tell I'm out of blog material this week?) let me give you more words of e-mail wisdom circulating amongst the old folk. Some of them will bring a smile:


1978: Long hair
2011: Longing for hair

1978: KEG
2011: EKG

1978 : Acid rock
2010: Acid reflux

1978: Seeds and stems
2011: Roughage

1978: Hoping for a BMW
2011: Hoping for a BM


1978: Going to a new, hip joint
2011: Receiving a new hip joint


1978: Rolling Stones
2011: Kidney Stones

1978: Disco
2011: Costco

1978: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
2011: Children begging you to get their heads shaved

1978: Whatever
2011: Depends

10 comments:

  1. 0h so funny and true damnit.

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  2. Much of this hits too close for comfort...

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  3. I can go back even further than that and have it be true. Say 1970. Those certainly were the good old days.I remember my Levis and matching jacket well. I wish I still had them.

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  4. Hitting hard here.
    Disoc/costco- check
    hair cuts/heads shaved-check
    whatever/depends-check; unless you mean the 'put in your knickers so you don't pee yourself' depends

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  5. Mother Hen - Yes, I think they're the Depends they mean! Not quite there myself yet!

    Nora- apparently double denim, as they're calling it, is coming back. A little.

    Ms C and CJ - Yes, some of them I was nodding sagely.

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  6. Too funny! But, before you know it, too true to be funny. Yikes!

    You're hilarious, Toni. Must get your book.

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  7. Very funny! I've forwarded the link to my very hip (replacement) mother.

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  8. OMG! LMAO!
    In 78 we'd have just written it all out, but the arthritis makes the abbreviations welcome!!!
    hugs
    Sandi

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  9. Toni, I've been sending this out like crazy to everyone I know. Of course, my friend who is at the moment trying to pass a kidney stone might not be overly amused!

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  10. Very funny. I'd forgotten "Depends".

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