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THE AGING PROCESS Ken Parese PoTown (Many of these could be had at Ricky's Candy Store at Jersey Street and Hendricks Ave. in good ol' downtown New Brighton...courtesy of former owners Rick Sr. (and Jr.) Young. Rick, Jr. was Curtis '58 grad. Anyone know of his whereabouts?)
Age Test

1. Blackjack chewing gum

2. Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water

3. Candy cigarettes

4. Soda pop machines that dispensed bottles

5. Candy stores with table side jukeboxes

6. Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers

7. Party lines

8. Newsreels before the movie

9. P.F. Flyers

10. Butch wax

11. Telephone numbers with a word prefix (Gibralter 7 - 6933)

12. Peashooters

13. Howdy Doody

14. 45 RPM records

15. S&H Green Stamps

16. Hi-fi's

17. Metal ice trays with levers

18. Mimeograph paper

19. Blue flashbulbs

20. Beanie and Cecil

21. Roller skate keys

22. Cork popguns

23. Drive-ins

24. Studebaker

25. Wash tub wringers

26. Dixie Peach Pomade

If you remembered 0-5 = You're still young
If you remembered 6-10 = You are getting older
If you remembered 11-15 = Don't tell your age
If you remembered 16-26 = You're older than dirt!

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