[LMB] OT: Generation Change, was Fun

Walter Bushell proto at panix.com
Sun Apr 5 14:20:32 BST 2009


On Apr 5, 2009, at 2:17 AM, lfundis wrote:

> But they were not yet common until much later, either in the sense  
> of almost everyone having at least one such card or in the sense of  
> almost all stores accepting them as payment. And ATMs weren't  
> invented until the 1970s. (I first used one in 1974, and they were  
> very new then.)

Ah, I remember those days, if you didn't have cash by 3PM Friday, you  
lived on what was in your wallet.



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