I remember the sweet, sweet smell of the mimeograph.
I know why we say “dial” a phone number or “turn” it to a certain television channel.
I’ve stood in line to play Dragon’s Lair. (and paid the $.50 premium.)
I always wanted to duel to Marathon candy bar Cowboy Guy in a candy bar duel.
And if not him, then the Hubba Bubba Cowboy (though he was a lot more fem.)
I’ve illegally copied music by holding a tape recorder up to an AM radio.
That you used to have to push record and play to get it to just record.
I’ve opened a new box of lawn jarts.
Opened a can of Spam with a key.
Opened a bank account with one dollar.
I know what a bank book is.
I know there used to be leaded gas.
Watermelon only came in the summer.
They used to whack kids with a paddle in school.
I was one of those kids. (4th grade and 7th grade)
There were silver coins still in circulation.
The local Dairy Queen had the first
When you returned bottles, they sent them back to the factory to get refilled.
Breaking a thermometer in science class meant a half hour of cleaning fun for the whole class.