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Word of the Day!

Post by NWMO » Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:30 am

My '60s-'70s era with kids had us holding them in pumpkin seats/early child seats/no belts with pretty much no problems.
But - that was then and this is now, with concomitant hazards that simply did not exist in "my era" or even when my gkids were little, riding in Goldie in the late '90s.

Great word-of-the-day material there. I thought it was a typo at first, can't say that I have ever seen it used before!! I will test my dad with this one, as a college professor and author, he has a much better vocabulary than me!! I had to look up a word about every chapter in his book. As to safety, in the late seventies we rode to Little League baseball games (often 15-20 miles or more) in the back of a 77' Chevrolet truck! As dad was coach and taxi, we often had three or four of us in the back and of course it had the paper thin aluminum topper.

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Re: Word of the Day!

Post by Petros » Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:53 pm

when I was a child is was not unusual to see young mothers driving their big American station wagons with their new born on their lap as they drove the the grocery store. the cars I remember from my childhood, big Oldsmobiles and Buicks, that did not even come with seat belts.

Now if someone sees that they call the police. Attitudes about safety have change quite a bit. Unfortunately the politics of big government, and big business has distorted it so much most do not even know what is reality, and what marketing supporting some big corporation's cash cow.
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