Man uses 72-year-old toaster every day

A man who uses his 72-year-old toaster every day said he was embracing the spirit of the wartime generation.

Jimmy James, from Stanwick, in Northamptonshire, said the toaster was manufactured in December 1949 and given to his parents as a wedding present… More here.

I was not saddened when our kettle broke last week because we had been using it for 4 years. I thought it had done well which shows how easily I accept quick obsolescence now.

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