|Forum topic by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor||posted 01-28-2014 10:20 PM||1061 views||0 times favorited||39 replies|
01-28-2014 10:20 PM
Checking out at the supermarket, a young cashier suggested to the much older woman,
The woman apologised and explained, “We didn’t have this ‘green thing’ back in my earlier days.”
The young cashier responded, “That’s our problem today – your
She was right—our generation didn’t have the ‘green thing’ in its day.
Back then, we returned milk bottles, lemonade bottles and beer
But we didn’t have the “green thing” back in our day.
Grocery shops bagged our groceries in brown paper bags, that we re-used for numerous things,
But too bad we didn’t do the “green thing” back then.
We walked up stairs, because we didn’t have a lift in every
But she was right. We didn’t have the “green thing” in our day.
Back then, we washed the baby’s Terry Towel nappies because we didn’t have the throwaway kind.
But that young lady is right; we didn’t have the “green thing” back in our day.
Back then, we had one radio or TV in the house – not a TV in every room and the TV had a small screen the size of a big handkerchief (remember them?), not a screen the size of Scotland In the kitchen.
But she’s right; we didn’t have the “green thing” back then.
We drank from a tap or fountain when we were thirsty instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time
But we didn’t have the “green thing” back then.
Back then, people took the bus and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of turning their Mums
But isn’t it sad that the current generation laments how wasteful we old folks were just because we didn’t have the “green thing” back then?
Please forward this on to another selfish old person who needs a lesson in conservation from a smart ass young person.
We don’t like being old in the first place, so it doesn’t take much to piss us off…especially from a tattooed, multiple pierced smartass whocan’t work out the change without the cash register telling them how much it is!
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