Sunday, 20 December 2009
Whatever happened to....? 2
boil in the bag cod
contempt of people who took “patent medicines” ie over-the-counter aspirin
Corocraft jewellery (now turning up on the Antiques Roadshow)
holographic keyboards projected on the desktop
men smoking pipes – thank God they’ve gone
the new maths
panic about radiation emitted by "VDUs"
PDAs you had to poke with a stylus
recipes for something bake or medley
rollup keyboards sherbet pips Silver Shred
working remotely (it was going to be called "telecottaging" or "telecommuting")
wacky sandwich fillings like cream cheese and dates, apple and brie or banana and bacon
More here, and links to the rest.