THE AGE BAROMETER
Change is a fact of life. The older you are the more change you’ve seen. This morning I have a test called "The Age Barometer". By taking this simple test you can determine how old you really are.
Give yourself one point for each item you remember:
1. Blackjack chewing gum
2. Wax, Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water
3. Candy cigarettes
4. Drink machines that dispensed from the top
5. Coffee shops with tableside jukeboxes
6. Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers
7. Party lines
8. Newsreels before the movie
9. P.F. Flyers
10. Butch wax
11. Telephone numbers with a word prefix (Olive-6933)
13. Howdy Doody
14. 45 RPM records
15. S & H Green Stamps
17. Metal ice trays with levers,
18. Mimeograph paper
19. Blue flashbulbs
20. Beanie and Cecil
21. Roller Skate keys
22. Cork popguns
25. Washtub wringers
0 -5 = You’re still young.
6 -10 = You’re getting older.
11 -15 = Don’t tell your age.
16 - 25 = You’re older than dirt!
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