Change is inevitable. Someone is always talking
about how the nimble adapt to change and those that don't get left
behind. I hope the following modern translations help some of the
Alderson crowd adapt and prosper in the new world. You will note
that some things never change while some things change beyond
belief. This may even turn into a contest.
Old: Reach for the Sky!
New :IRS Audit
Old: Houston we have a Problem!
New: Washington you are the problem!
Old: Every where you go Toby Keeney
New: Everywhere you go cell phones
Old: Tortoise and hare
New: Rick Hughes and me
Old: World is flat
New: Global warming
Old: Rock Bar and Anvil rock
Old: One Horse town
New: Two Bridge town
Old: State of Virginia
New: East Virginia
Old: Other side of the world
Old: paved road
Old: President of the United States
Old: Post Office
Old: Cutting the docks at Camp Greenbrier
Old: Alderson High School
Old: Looney tunes
New: California Democrat
New: Federal Tax code
Old: Speaking in Hungarian
New: President's state of the state.
Old: Jimmy Carter
New: Jimmy Carter
New: Camp Cupcake
Old: Harry Meredithís gulf station
New: Interpretative Center.
Old: Ball players from Muddy Creek Mountain
New: Ball players from Tennessee and Kenya
Old: Keadle's Esso
New Rossís Exxon
Old: Dull summer
New: Biggest Fourth of July in West Virginia
Old Honest injun
New: No equivalent
Old: Snack shack
New Big Wheel
Old: Jim Rowe!!
New: Jim Rowe!!