The new status quo has received considerable support from low inflation which has helped to moderate wage claims.
The 1970's brought with it an automatic cost of living allowance every year, in order to keep payments in line with inflation, and in the 1980's Social Security had its first viable encounter with a financial predicament.
Governments respond to that inflation by freezing prices.
In connexion with the large size of the ears is the excessive inflation of the auditory bulla of the skull.
Vicissitudes of over-production and inflation came to interfere with an even course of success, but the industry developed and has increased enormously.