On the Homefront

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Inventions
  • Birth Control
  • Electric toothbrush
  • Audio cassette
  • Lasers
  • First computer video game
  • Kevlar
  • Atm


Transportation
Most people rode the bus.Others were a one car household. There was a strong feud between Chevy and Ford.The 60's were the years for the volvo truck, known as the "transportation king".A national road structure was in place that enabled fast, safe and efficient transportation.
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Fashion in the 1960s was the time to let loose and start wearing controversal things.
Women wore mini-skirts and go-go boots, as well as bell bottoms. While the men wore brightly colored suit with turtlenecks underneath.
Women now had curvy outrageous hair do's compared to past years, and men had crew cuts.
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Slang
A Gas - A lot of fun
Cop a feel - Touch a girls "parts" pretending it was an accident
Ape - Go,Gone, Went
Crash - Go to bed
Beat feet or book - Leave in a hurry
Dibs - Got
Dig - Understand?
What a Bummer - How depressing
Don't flip your wig - Don't have a cow
Cherry - Pristine, Totally Clean
Drag - Someone or something that's boring
Going Steady - Only dating one special person
Pad - Someone's house
Old Lady - Your mother
Sex Pot - Sexy or seductive woman
Stoked - Excited
Threads - Clothes
Wiggin' Out - Going crazy


Toys


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Barbie......................................................................................Twister
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Hot wheels...................................................................................Easy Bake Oven

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............G.I. Joe...............................................................................Operation
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Fads

.....smiley_face.jpg.............................................................Smiley Faces
9739063_1.jpg........................................................Lava Lamps
love_beads.jpg..........................................Love Beads
105185.jpg.............................................The Twist
Zironhair.jpg..................Hair Ironing
fa2131.jpg.....................................Mood Rings
diner.jpg.........................Diners
2009-11-15-sdc-skateboarderjpg-1bcc18f5fc56a5dc_large.jpg.............................................Skateboarding