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I'm pretty sure inflation was bad in 1971; it was, like, 6%, but it probably felt like 10% to most Americans. If you watch your TV shows from that period, All in the Family for one, they complain about prices in many episodes. According to Wikipedia, there was something called Nixon Shock that had nothing to do with any jokes you might be formulating in your mind.

Posted on December 22, 2011 at 10:27 am 0