Thanks to the relentless march of inflation, prices of everything, from housing to a gallon of milk, continue to rise over time. People living in decades past had to pinch pennies and stretch dollars to afford necessities or splurge on a taste of luxury, just like modern families. Take our quiz to see if you can guess how much everyday items cost in days past!
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