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1977 vs. 2007

What a Difference 30 Years Makes!

 Speakers on for As Time Goes By

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


1977 : Long hair
: Longing for hair

1977 : KEG


1977 : Acid rock
: Acid reflux




1977 : Moving to California because it's cool
: Moving to Arizona because it's warm


1977 : Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
:   Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or

             Liz Taylor


1977 : Seeds and stems
: Roughage


1977 : Hoping for a BMW
: Hoping for a BM


1977 : Going to a new, hip joint
: Receiving a new hip joint


1977 : Rolling Stones
: Kidney Stones



1977 : Screw the system
: Upgrade the system


1977 : Disco
: Costco


1977 : Parents begging you to get your hair cut
: Children begging you to get their heads

1977 : Passing the drivers' test
: Passing the vision test


1977 : Whatever  
: Depends  

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 list:

The people who are starting college this fall across The nation were born in 1989.



They are too young to remember the space
Shuttle blowing up.




Their lifetime has always included AIDS.


Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.

The CD was introduced the year they were born.


They have always had an answering! Machine


They have always had cable.

They cannot fathom not having a remote control.


Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.


Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.


They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.


They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are.


They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.


They never heard: "Where's the Beef?", "I'd walk A mile for a Camel", or "de plane, Boss, de plane."
They do not care who shot J. R. And have no idea who J. R. Even is.


McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.


They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.

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...


So have a nice day!!!!! It is good to have friends who know about these things and are still alive and kicking!!!!


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