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Before the Internet We Could Only Learn These 9 Things By Word of Mouth

5) How to make a paper fortune teller

This was no easy feat when you were starting from square one! But, our friends helped us figure out how to make one and helped us to decide which questions and answers to put inside.

Before the Internet We Could Only Learn These 9 Things By Word of Mouth

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6) So many jokes

How any orange jokes could we tell? There was no stopping us once we learned a new joke from another kid!

7) Urban myths

How many of us heard from the other kids watermelons could grow in our tummies if we ate the seeds?

Before the Internet We Could Only Learn These 9 Things By Word of Mouth

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8) How to get your cooties shot

There were many variations on the cooties shot rhyme. Our’s was “circle, circle, dot, dot, now you’ve got your cooties shot.”

9) How to make slingshots

And let’s not forget paper airplanes! We had so much fun making and playing with these homemade toys back then.

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