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Gayle in MD
11-19-2006, 07:21 PM
Subject: Fw: The Year 1906 /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif

Got this e-mail from a friend...far out, huh?

Show this to your children and grandchildren

?? THE YEAR 1906??

This will boggle your mind, I know it did mine!
The year is 1906.
One hundred years ago.
What a difference a century makes!
Here are some statistics for the Year 1906 :

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The average life expectancy was 47 years. /ccboard/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub. /ccboard/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone. /ccboard/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

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There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles

The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph. /ccboard/images/graemlins/ooo.gif

The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower! /ccboard/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

The average wage was 22 cents per hour. /ccboard/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

The average worker made between \$200 and \$400 per year . /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif

A competent accountant could expect to earn \$2000 per year, A dentist \$2,500 per year, a veterinarian between \$1,500 and \$4,000 per year, and a mechanical engineer about \$5,000 per year. /ccboard/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

More than 95 percent of all births took place at HOME .

Ninety percent of all doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION!

Instead, they attended so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press AND the government as "substandard."

Sugar cost four cents a pound.

Eggs were fourteen cents a dozen.

Coffee was fifteen cents a pound.

Most women only washed their hair once a month, and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo. /ccboard/images/graemlins/frown.gif

Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from

Entering into their country for any reason. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

Five leading causes of death were:

1. Pneumonia and influenza
2. Tuberculosis
3. Diarrhea
4. Heart disease
5. Stroke

The American flag had 45 stars.

The population of Las Vegas, Nevada was only 30!!!! /ccboard/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and ice tea

There was no Mother's Day or Father's Day.

Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at the local corner drugstores. Back then pharmacists said, "Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind, regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health." ( Shocking? DUH! ) /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Eighteen percent of households had at least

one full-time servant or domestic help. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif

There were about 230 reported murders

in the ENTIRE ! U.S.A. !

Now I forwarded this from someone else without typing

It myself, and sent it to you and others all over the United States ,&amp; Canada

Possibly the world, in a matter of seconds!

Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100 years.

IT STAGGERS THE MIND, EH .? /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Drop1
11-19-2006, 07:50 PM
Uh, those look like the projections for 3006 /ccboard/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

cueball1950
11-19-2006, 09:36 PM
I'll let you know. And yes i plan on living that long. I will only be 156 years old....thats not very long in the sceme of things......lolol.................mike

cushioncrawler
11-20-2006, 01:32 AM
Subject: Fw: The Year 2906. Got this z-mail from a friend...far out, huh? Show this to your children and grandchildren. This will boggle yor mind, I know it did myne! The year is 2906. One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 2906....

The average army duty was 47 years.
Only 14 percent of bathtubs had water.
Only 8 percent of people had a phone implant.
There were only 8,000 pairs of antigravity shoes.
The maximum speed limit in most cities was Mach10.
The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower!
The average wage was 2 hours per hour.
The average worker worked between 200 and 400 hours per employer.
More than 95 percent of all births didnt.
Ninety percent of all doctors never finished their education, they attended medical schools until they died.
Canada passed a law prohibiting rich people from
entering.
Five leading causes of death were:
1. Heat.
2. Cold.