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maynard

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DrEntropy

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In some dim, dark synapse connection I recall cigarette vending machines would take a quarter and the pack would have three pennies wrapped in the cellophane cover. I used to get the pennies. Sometime before 1957.

1957?! Tired of the $0.50 haircuts, Dad got Wahl clippers (the same as the barber used), gave brother and I our haircuts at home. "Flat tops". Just remembered: BUTCH WAX!! :cool:
 

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Boys will be wearing their hair as long as girls huh? Mine's longer than many girls wear theirs.
 

Bob McElwee

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Walt, I can guarantee you that there wasnโ€™t a male teacher in my high school whose hair was longer than any girls hair in 1957. B-)
 

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1957, the year we got married in Miami Oklahoma! To those who don't know, locals pronounce it Miama as with an "a". :thumbsup2:
 

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Plus, remember these haircuts! Flat top with ducktails! :thumbsup2:
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1957, the year we got married in Miami Oklahoma! To those who don't know, locals pronounce it Miama as with an "a". :thumbsup2:
Considering that Miami is where the Miami tribe is located and we pronounce the name the same as the tribe I'd say that we pronounce it correctly and that the folks in Florida pronounce it incorrectly.

On a side note if you've seen the new Steve Martin and Martin Short show "Only Murders in the Building," in the first episode the podcast they are listening to mispronounces the town I teach in, Chickasha as Chickasaw.
 

Mickey Richaud

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Miami, Miama; Missouri, Missoura...

 

Gliderman8

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In โ€˜57 I was probably wearing my Davy Crockett hat.
 

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At work,they played Arlo Guthrie's "Coming into Los Angeles".
That got me to thinking - "What if they played Elvis's songs in the grocery-
stores in the '50's?
They probably would have had mothers grabbing their kids & heading
out the door,later complaining to the manager that they'd never shop there
again.
How times have changed.
 

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"How times have changed."

Back in the 1950s, I don't remember background music in anything beside department stores and elevators.

Remember Muzak and its "stimulus progression"?
 

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Speaking of time changing, Saw part of an old Jetsons episode the other day on a classic TV channel. They were celebrating Jane's 33rd birthday, and having trouble with their 16yo daughter Judy. Got to thinking, Jane Jetson was a high school teen bride based on those numbers. If it was made today, bet she'd be 40 or maybe more.
 

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Speaking of time changing, Saw part of an old Jetsons episode the other day on a classic TV channel. They were celebrating Jane's 33rd birthday, and having trouble with their 16yo daughter Judy. Got to thinking, Jane Jetson was a high school teen bride based on those numbers. If it was made today, bet she'd be 40 or maybe more.
George must have met her on a certain island in the Caribbean. :alien:
 

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I just thought it was amusing how times had changed and you wouldn't suggest these days outside a period piece that the wife was a high school sophomore when having a first child.
 
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