1959 Sayings

Ill tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, its going to be impossible to buy a weeks groceries for $20.
Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It wont be long when $5000 will only buy a used one.
If cigarettes keep going up in price, Im going to quit. A quarter a pack is ridiculous.
Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging a dime just to mail a letter?
The Government is wanting to get its hands on everything. Pretty soon its going to be impossible to run a family business or farm.
If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store.
When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday cost 50 cents a gallon. Guess wed be better off leaving the car in the garage.
Kids today are impossible. Those duck tail hair cuts make it impossible to stay groomed. Next thing you know, boys will be wearing their hair as long as the girls.
Also, their music drives me wild. This Rock Around The Clock thing is nothing but racket.
Im afraid to send my kids to the movies any more. Ever since they let Clark Gable get by with saying damn in Gone With The Wind, it seems every movie has a hell or a damn in it.
Also, it wont be long until couples are sleeping in the same bed in the movies. What is this world coming to?
Marilyn Monroe is now showing her bra and panties, so apparently there are no standards anymore.
Pretty soon you wont be able to buy a good 10 cent cigar.
I read the other day where some scientist thinks its possible to put a man on the moon by the end of the of the century.They even have some fellows they call astronauts preparing for it down in Texas.
Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for $75,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldnt surprise me if someday theyll be making more than the president.
Do you suppose television will ever reach our part of the country?
I never thought Id see the day all our kitchen appliances would be electric. They are even making electric typewriters now.
Its too bad things are so tough nowadays. I see where a few married women are having to work to make ends meet.
It wont be long before young couples are going to have to hire someone to watch their kids so they can both work.
Marriage doesnt mean a thing any more, those Hollywood stars seem to be getting divorced at the drop of a hat.
Ill tell you one thing. If my kid ever talks back to me, they wont be able to sit down for a week.
Did you know the new church in town is allowing women to wear slacks to their service?
Next thing you know is, the government will start paying us not to grow crops.
Im just afraid the Volkswagen car is going to open the door to a whole lot of foreign business.
Thank goodness I wont live to see the day when the Government takes half our income in taxes. I sometimes wonder if we are electing the best people to congress.
Why in the world would you want to send your daughter to college? Isnt she going to get married? It would be different if she could be a doctor or a lawyer.
I just hate to see the young people smoking. As I tell my kids Dont take a cigarette from ANYONE. You never know what might be in it.
The drive-in restaurant is convenient in nice weather, but I seriously doubt they will ever catch on.
There is no sense going to Lincoln or Omaha anymore for a weekend It costs nearly $15 a night to stay in a hotel.
No one can afford to be sick any more, $35 a day in the hospital is too rich for my blood.
If a few idiots want to risk their necks flying across the country thats fine, but nothing will ever replace trains.
I dont know about you but if they raise the price of coffee to 15 cents, Ill just have to drink mine at home.
If they think Ill pay 50 cents for a hair cut, forget it. Ill have my wife learn to cut hair.
We wont be going out much any more. Our baby sitter informed us she wants 50 cents an hour. Kids think money grows on trees.
Cars which dim their lights by sensors, automatic transmissions, and who knows what else? Pretty soon they will drive themselves.

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