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Card Catalo & Catalog Card ... Rotary Phone ...Typewriter

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Jan 3, 2022 at 17:06

Beatnik
Bettie Page (way before the Internet)
Bic Pen (aka Bic Cristal)
Bikini
Black & White TV (& Color TV)
Carbon Copy
Card Catalog
Catalog Card
Chinese Laundry
Chop Suey & Low Mein
Circuit Board
Computer Room
Console TV
Dictaphone
Drive-In-Theater (& Making-Out)
Everything But (& "Virginity")
Fountain Pen
G-String
Hardcopy
Hippie
Jalopy (car)
Make out (back of a Jalopy)
Marlboro Man
Miniskirt
High Fidelity & Stereo System
Hot Pants
Hula Hoop
Rotary Phone
Picture Tube
Pin-Up, Pinup, Pin-Up Model
Plastic Jesus (?)
Playboy (Magazine)
Polaroid (Camera)
Soap Opera
Stereo System
Switchboard
Thongs
Transistor & Transistor Radio
Typewriter (Mechanical, Electric, & IBM Typewriter)
Vacuum Tube
Walkie-Talkie
Walter Cronkite (News)
Western (Movie)
Xerox (especially the verb)

Submitting....

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Thank you for these excellent additions. I will include many of them in a second listing.

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