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"Hamburg" for ground beef or hamburger

 

 

 

I think only German people said this!  Smiley Happy

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Ashleigh, that is the same stuff, I am almost positive.

I wonder if they still make it-----I wonder if I would still like it....????

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@Suesue3 wrote:

Frosting the hair is now highlights

 

 

Sorry if this has been mentioned:

 

girdle = shaper  (They cannot fool me, it's still a girdle and I'll never wear one again.)


 

Shapewear, girdles, bodysuits, etc  are often just called Spanx, like tissues being called Kleenex. 

 

We used to eat musk melon....today it's canteloupe.  I think that's a Midwestern thing.

 

And we'd have Heavenly Hash at Christmas; today it's Ambrosia.

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I remember Junket puddings and Danish desert. You can still buy it on Amazon. Also, My T Fine puddings. Junket also makes ice cream mixes. When I was a child we had an oilcloth table cloth on the kitchen table. It's made from coated canvas. I watched Martha Stewart's show years ago and she had a segment on how to make one. Also, my mother refered to hamburger as Hamburg. I'm also from New England so maybe it's a regional thing. We also had a beach wagon. 

This a fun thread and brings back some very funny memories. 

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My father had a "station car". It was an old car he left all day at the station when he took the train to The City. (Not a station wagon)

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I remember one Christmas my Grandmother came over from England.  She heard us talk about candy canes.  She later asked me to give her one of those walking sticks.

 

Things I've never heard anywhere else but on QVC and shopping channels.....

 

I wear pantS, bootS, shoeS, sockS, etc.  On QVC they must only have one foot and one leg, etc, since they sell a pant, a shoe a boot and a sock.

 

Gifting is not something I do.  I givea  gift or presents.

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@gmkb wrote:

@sylviahomeatlast wrote:
We were told if we ate candy in the morning, we would get worms.
Our parents told us we would get worms from eating raw potato or raw hamburger.  Also we would get 'piles' from sitting on cold cement sidewalk.  Almost forgot this - 'eating warm bread causes cancer.'  I wonder if scientists were trying to make some link at that time.  We were also told as children that wearing rubber boots indoors caused 'pink eye.'  These things seem silly now, but I wonder what the basis was for these ideas in the 50's

 


@gmkb  My mom told us if we walked barefoot through puddles after a storm we might get polio.  This was in the late 50's.  Anyone else told this?


 

We were not permitted to go in swimming pools during August because of the fear of polio.  Polio was such a fear parents had for their children when we were growing up.

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I do not think Heavenly Hash is the same thing as Ambrosia.

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Just googled Heavenly Hash and Ambrosia and I am more confused than ever.I always thought Ambrosia was fresh oranges, coconut but no sour cream ,etc. Heavenly Hash was that 1 cup salad my Dad loved. You know the one w/ the pineapple, marshmallows, mandarin oranges, sour cream, etc. Sorry for the errors.

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