How Old is Grandad?

Stay with this -- the answer is at the end. It will blow you away.

One evening a grandson
was talking to his grandmotherabout current events.
The grandson asked his grandfather what he
thought about the shootings at schools, the computer age, andjust things in general.

The Grandfather replied, "Well, let me think a minute, I was born before:

Frisbees and

There were no:

laser beams or

Man had not
air conditioners
clothes dryers
and the clotheswere hung out to dryin the fresh air and
man hadn't yetwalked on the moon

Your GrandMother and I got married first, and then lived together.

Every family had a fatherand a mother.
Until I was 25, I called every man
older than me, "Sir."
And after I turned 25, I still called
policemen and every man witha title, "Sir."
We were before gay-rights,
computer-dating, dual careers,daycare centers, and group therapy.
Our lives were governed by the Ten
Commandments, good judgment, and common sense.
We were taught to know the
difference between right and wrongand to stand up and take responsibilityfor our actions.
Serving your country was a privilege; living
in this country was a bigger privilege.
We thought fast food was what people
ate during Lent.
Having a meaningful relationship
meant getting along with your cousins.
Draft dodgers were those who closed front
doors as the evening breeze started.
Time-sharing meant time the family
spent together in the eveningsand weekends -not purchasingcondominiums.

We never heard of FM radios, tape decks
, CD's, electric typewriters, yogurt, or guys wearing earrings.
We listened to Big Bands, Jack Benny,
and the President's speeches on our radios.
And I don't ever remember any kid blowing
his brains out listening to Tommy Dorsey.
The term 'making out' referred to how
you did on your school exam.
Pizza Hut, McDonald's,
and instant coffee were unheard of.
We had 5 &10-cent stores where you
could actually buy things for 5 and 10 cents.
Ice-cream cones, phone calls, rides on a streetcar,
and a Pepsi were all a nickel.
And if you didn't want to splurge, you could
spend your nickel on enough stamps to mail 1 letterand 2 postcards.
You could buy a new Ford Coupe for $600,
but who could afford one?
Too bad, because gas was 11 cents a gallon.

In my day:

"grass"was mowed,
"coke" was a cold drink,
"pot" was something yourmother cooked in and
"rock music" wasyour grandmother's lullaby.
"Aids" werehelpers in the Principal's office,
"chip" meanta piece of wood,
"hardware"was found in a hardware store and.
"software" wasn't even a word.

And we were the last generation to
actually believe that a lady neededa husband to have a baby.
No wonder people call us "old and
confused" and say there is a generation gap.
How old do
you think I am?
I bet you have this old man
in mind. You are in for a shock!
Read on to see -- pretty scary if
you think about it and prettysad at the same time.

Are you

This person would be only 59 years old,Born in 1953..