Listen to this Valentine's Day record card, "To My Valentine."
Verses from 19th Century Autograph
What would you say to your kids or grandkids
if they asked,
Hey Dad, what was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?
Turn up the volume, sit back, and go on a
Take Me Back to the Fifties Nostalgia Trip!
(Don't bother to click if you're under fifty.)
What is This? We have an answer!
|TO HER RECKLESS DEAR|
|LET'S HAVE LESS BULL|
|AND LOTS MORE STEER|
|*** Burma Shave ***|
Our country one hundred
Which postwar car company made it hard to tell
whether its cars were coming or going?
b. Nash Metro
Just for fun, take this 1940s Nostalgia Quiz
They have an automobile in Nevada. They haven't any at Ames, and the Nevada fellows take a delight in coming over here in the thing and traveling up and down main street. One mean old thing over there at Nevada had the audacity to start the story that the screen doors were broken off a store building by Ames people rushing out to see what it was when the machine went by. Nevada always was noted for hot air, and that's what the machine is run by. The "Times" would suggest though, that if they want to put it to practical use, they hitch it onto a mowing machine and cut down the weeds around the Iowa Falls depot in that city. That would be a good idea.
Just for fun, try this 1895
School Daze Quiz
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