Where was the headlight dimmer switch placed prior to being
put on the steering wheel column?
The bottle top of Royal Crown cola had a hole in it. What was
it used for?
What method did women use to appear to be wearing stockings when
none were available due to rationing in World War II?
What postwar car turned automotive design on its head when you
could not tell whether it was coming or going?
How was butch wax used?
Before inline skates, how did you keep your skates attached to
Which was the most dreaded disease of the 1940's and 1950's?
SINCE WE ARE DETERMINING AGE, THIS LITTLE QUIZ MIGHT HELP.
WHO CAN GET ALL TEN CORRECT??
As someone has noted, there are not ten questions here.
AGE? -- 71.
1. Dimmer switch -- the first car I remember in our family had no dimmer switch but when they cam they were on the floor.
2. Royal Crown bottle cap -- actually there were several holes in it sealed with a cork or cardboard liner. It allowed the bottle to be used to sprinkle clothing before ironing them before the existence of steam irons.
3. "fake" nylons -- painted or inked on the legs.
4. Post war car -- best answer Tucker
alternative answer Studebacker
5. butch wax -- made butch or flat top hair cuts stand up
6. skates -- they were clamp-ons and a hex key adjusted the clamps & length
7. dreaded disease -- poliomyelitis, sometimes called infantile paralysis -- before penicillin though there were numerous dreaded diseases such as scarlet fever, diptheria, etc.
8. Unasked question about early cars: what was on the steering wheel that helped the engine run smoother?
9. Another early car question: what kind of hand injury was related to starting cars? Why didn't left handed people get it?
10. When a circus came to a town, how did it get there?