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Old Buenos Aires
What colour did cars used to be?
No traffic lights.A traffic warden at the corners.         Blow a whistle.         Make gestures.     Women didn’t drive.
Carts pulled by horsesPeddlars sell milk, water, bread, etc.
No fridges. Ice- seller sell ice bars.
People travel by tram.
People travel by bus and trolley.
People send letters. Pillar boxes at the corners.
Very few people had telephones.No public phones. People phone from      the telephone company.  An operator put you throug...
Winters very cold. Grannies knit sweaters.
Milk come in glass bottlesNo Coke. Children drink Refres Cola or             Granadina.
Men wear bow ties and cufflinks on thesleeves’ cuffs.
Men comb his hair parted in the middle. They wear Glostora.
No washing machines.Women wash clothes in a basin and use a washing                   board.
No video games. Children/ play rango, marbles, hopscotch and ride/bikes.
Rain/ children / put paper ships on the puddles.           Windy/ children/ fly kites
People/ go to the cinema once a week.People / saw three movies each time.
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What old buenos aires used to be like

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What old buenos aires used to be like

  1. 1. Old Buenos Aires
  2. 2. What colour did cars used to be?
  3. 3. No traffic lights.A traffic warden at the corners. Blow a whistle. Make gestures. Women didn’t drive.
  4. 4. Carts pulled by horsesPeddlars sell milk, water, bread, etc.
  5. 5. No fridges. Ice- seller sell ice bars.
  6. 6. People travel by tram.
  7. 7. People travel by bus and trolley.
  8. 8. People send letters. Pillar boxes at the corners.
  9. 9. Very few people had telephones.No public phones. People phone from the telephone company. An operator put you through byconnecting cables of different colours. All phones be black.
  10. 10. Winters very cold. Grannies knit sweaters.
  11. 11. Milk come in glass bottlesNo Coke. Children drink Refres Cola or Granadina.
  12. 12. Men wear bow ties and cufflinks on thesleeves’ cuffs.
  13. 13. Men comb his hair parted in the middle. They wear Glostora.
  14. 14. No washing machines.Women wash clothes in a basin and use a washing board.
  15. 15. No video games. Children/ play rango, marbles, hopscotch and ride/bikes.
  16. 16. Rain/ children / put paper ships on the puddles. Windy/ children/ fly kites
  17. 17. People/ go to the cinema once a week.People / saw three movies each time.

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