Truisms from our childhoods
Submitted by John Crichton
- Some parents never owned their own house, wore jeans, set foot on a golf course, travelled out of the country or had a credit card.
- My parents never drove me to school. I had a bicycle that weighed probably 50 pounds, and only had one speed, (slow).
Submitted by Maree Papworth
- A Ford Zephyr was everyone’s dream car.
- It took five minutes for the TV to warm up.
Submitted by Sue Bailey (who wrote them herself)
- There were only four types of shampoo – Sunsilk, for normal hair, Richard Hudnut egg-creme shampoo for dry hair, Wella for oily hair and Johnson’s Baby Shampoo.
Submitted by Terry Hearity
- Two things that we never ever had on our table – elbows and phones.
- All potato crisps were plain; the only choice we had was whether to put the salt on or not.