I can remember it being lower than that during "gas wars" when I was a little girl. Particularly, one Friday night on AIA during the gas wars, I remember my dad paying 25 cents a gallon (and that was 'high' I think it was the early
Crayola Crayons - remember "Prussian blue" and "spring green"?the 64 box. I remember opening it and marveling at all the colors. The wonderful sharpener. Even now, when I open a new box of crayons the happy memories just flood back and I smile.
Used to sprinkle & dampen clothes before ironing. You would sprinkle them with water then roll them up and put them in a plastic bag till they were damp and you could iron the wrinkles out better. My mother used an old coke bottle.