Your Kids Have Probably Never Heard the Sound of a Rotary Phone, a Manual Typewriter, or a Film Projector
The other day I called a landline and heard a busy signal. And I realized that because of cell phones and call waiting, I couldn’t remember the last time I’d heard one. And I grew UP with them. So imagine what it’s like for today’s kids.
“Mental Floss”just put out a list of 11 sounds your kids have probably never heard. Here are some of the highlights . . .
–A rotary phone dial.
–A camera flash cube.
–Changing the TV dial.
–A late-night TV station sign-off.
–An old-fashioned cash register.
–A film projector.
–A coffee percolater
–A record changer
–A gas station driveway bell
–A broken record