Re: France -- $6.75 for Three Minute

If we adjust for inflation ...

What was worth $6.75 in 1972 would cost $31.39 in 2005 ... Inflation Amount 365.07% (courtesy of

formatting link

So, your 12c 3 minute call these days is quite a bargain !

>> An AT&T/Bell System ad in the March 1972 National Geographic: >> "When you want to be in France for business or pleasure but can't get >> away...telephone. It's easy to get there in no time. The cost is low. >> As little as $6.75 plus tax for a three minute station to station >> call. Calling France is the next best thing to being there -- as well as >> a very cheap way to get there." > And now I pay 4 cents a minute from the U.S. to most G8 nations, > including France. How things have changed.
Reply to
Henry Cabot Henhouse III
Loading thread data ... Forums website is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.