Viva' La Difference

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1975 vs Now; What A Difference

Difference This is only for those whose level of maturity qualifies them to relate to it...

  1. 1975: Long hair
    Now: Longing for hair
  2. 1975: KEG
    Now: EKG
  3. 1975: Acid rock
    Now: Acid reflux
  4. 975: Moving to California because it's cool
    Now: Moving to Arizona because it's warm
  5. 1975: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
    Now: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
  6. 1975: Seeds and stems
    Now: Roughage
  7. Yes, There Is More...

  8. 1975: Hoping for a BMW
    Now: Hoping for a BM
  9. 1975: Going to a new, hip joint
    Now: Receiving a new hip joint
  10. 1975: Rolling Stones
    Now: Kidney Stones
  11. 1975: Being called into the principal's office
    Now: Calling the principal's office
  12. 1975: Screw the system
    Now: Upgrade the system
  13. 1975: Disco
    Now: Costco
  14. 1975: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
    Now: Children begging you to get their heads shaved
  15. 1975: Passing the drivers' test
    005: Passing the vision test
  16. 1975: Whatever  
    Now: Depends

Feeling Old!

Just in case you weren't feeling too old today, this will certainly change things.. Each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of this year's incoming freshmen. Here's this year's (Now) list:

  1. people who are starting college this fall across the nation were born in 1990
  2. They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.
  3. Their lifetime has always included AIDS.
  4. Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.
  5. The CD was introduced the year they were born.
  6. They have always had an answering machine.
  7. They have always had cable.
  8. They cannot fathom not having a remote control.
  9. Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.
  10. Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.
  11. They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.
  12. They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are.
  13. They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.
  14. They never heard: "Where's the Beef?", "I'd walk a mile for a Camel", or "de plane, Boss, de plane".
  15. They do not care who shot J. R. and have no idea who J. R. even is.
  16. McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.
  17. They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.
  18. Do you feel old yet? Pass this on to the other old fogies on your list. Notice the larger type, that's for those of you who have trouble reading...