ANSWERS: 7
  • No, I call it a fridge. Most people I know call it a fridge.
  • No, but I remember many people calling the refrigerator an ice box when I was growing up. I guess our grandparents' generation grew up with them. And people still had them because the ice man delivered ice in the neighborhood.
    • Ice man
      Right ! : )
    • Murgatroyd
      Did the ice man deliver ice in that truck? Lol:)
    • Ice man
      Murgatroy - see my answer below and you will start to understand the very beginning of a long and complicated story - my life.
  • No, these days I call it a fridge. My grandparents had one though. My grandfather would hitch the horse to the wagon and we'd go off for an afternoon adventure to the ice house. He had big thick insulated gunnery tarps that we would wrap up the load with. Then we'd make 5 or 6 stops, delivering big blocks of ice along the way home. Those were simpler times and the world was still a beautiful place back then.
    • RareCatch
      Excellent Jan. 31
  • No. Fridge.
  • When I was a child we still had an ice box. I may have called it an ice box back then but call it a refrigerator now.
    • RareCatch
      Every once in a while I hear someone call it a icebox. Jan.31
  • No, I call it a fridge like everyone else. I haven't heard it called an ice box for well over 40 years now.
    • RareCatch
      Thanks Jan.31
  • 12-29-2016 Up until I was about 5, food was kept in a box cooled by ice. Every house had a yellow sign to signal the iceman how much ice to deliver. The truck came around every day. So an icebox was literally a box of ice. As the price of refrigerators came down, everybody switched, and today the only icebox you will find is a picnic cooler.
    • RareCatch
      Interesting thanks Jan.31

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