Remember when …


Truisms from our childhoods

Submitted by John Crichton
  1. 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.
  2. 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
  1. A Ford Zephyr was everyone’s dream car.
  2. It took five minutes for the TV to warm up.
Submitted by Sue Bailey (who wrote them herself)
  1. 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
  1. Two things that we never ever had on our table – elbows and phones.
  2. All potato crisps were plain; the only choice we had was whether to put the salt on or not.