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'When we were young we used to dress like our parents - these days parents dress like their children!'
'I love the peace & quiet you get at camp.'
'I need a 'parent of three teens'-size glass.'
'Thanks, but my homework is a little beyond your skill set, Mom.'
'And finally, we give thanks to our ancestors for settling in this perpetually frozen wasteland, and not somewhere pleasant, like Cabo.'
'Not speaking to each other in a whole new medium!'
"California has always been too big for its britches."
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"I'm sorry, Melissa, but I really don't care what Prince is calling himself these days. I'm going to continue calling him what I've always called him."
Tags:pop star, pop stars, name change, name changes, rebrand, rebrands, rebranding, intransigence, intransigent, generation gap, generation gaps, generational gap, generational gaps, father, fathers, dad, dads, parent, parents, music, music lover, music lovers, daughter, daughters, reach out, reaches out, reaching out, stubborn, stubbornness
'You spend all your time indoors trolling people. In my day we went out doors and mugged someone.'
'This younger generation is so pampered.'
Along with technology came the ascension of curmudgeon man: 'Well, back in my day, we'd just walk over and talk to each other!'
"So, how long have you been old?"
Tags:ageing, aging, ageing process, aging process, old, oldness, old age, old-age, old-aged, ageism, ageist, generation gap, generation gaps, self-conscious, elderly, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps, pensioner, pensioners, senior, seniors, small talk, small-talk, rude, rudeness, bad manners, rude manners, cocktail party, cocktail parties, socially awkward, social awkwardness
'I'm afraid your lifestyle has caught up with my body.'
'If only texting was an Olympic sport.'
Tags:cyberspace, internet, computer, computers, chat rooms, chat room, world wide web, www, chat room, chat rooms, online chatting, online chats, online chat, social media, internet messaging, instant messaging, unsocial media, modern life, modern times, parent, parents, father, fathers, daughter, daughters, generation, generations, generation gap, generation gaps, older generation, tech, technology, new tech, teaching tech, teaching technology, memories, reminiscing, reminisce, learn learning, learning technology, learning computers, i.t., i.t. support, i.t. consultant, i.t. consultants, internet technology
'When I was your age the whole family had to gather around just one screen.'
"Last night my mom made us watch an old comedy with cary grant. He's funny, but he's no Adam Sandler."
Tags:film, films, movie, movies, actor, actors, comedian, comedians, comedy, comedies, funny, sense of humour, sense of humor, humour, humor, generation gap, generation gaps, kid, kids, child, children, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, age, youth, young people, celeb, celebs, celebrity, celebrities, famous people
"Lives in the basement and has yet to bring home a dime."
Tags:basement, basement dweller, basement dweller, live at home, living at home, lives at home, superhero, superheroes, parent, parents, parents' house, parents house, useless, worthless, non-contributor, non-contributors, non-contributing, loser, losers, millennial, millennials, generation, generations, generation gap, generation gaps, appearance, appearances, facade, facades, faker, fakers, faking, impressive, all show, comic, comics, comic book, comic books
"I wonder if we're talking about the same Grace Jones."
"Thanks, Pop, but today's kids don't want money, they want leadership."
Tags:leader, leaders, leadership, handout, handouts, cliche, cliches, political speech, political speeches, allowance, allowances, political candidate, political candidates, politician, politicians, motivation, motivations, motivate, motivates, motivating factor, motivating factors, kid, kids, child, children, generation gap, generation gaps
"You kids don't know know how lucky you are. I my school days, we didn't have learning experiences. We had to settle for learning."
Tags:learning experience, learning experiences, learning process, learning processes, curriculum, school, schools, classroom, classrooms, schooling, generation gap, generation gaps, student, students, pupil, pupils, learning curve, class, classes, dad, dads, father, fathers, son, sons, family life, family-life
"Nothing happens next. This is it."
Tags:eastern, eastern religion, eastern religions, buddhist, buddhists, buddhism, meditate, meditates, meditation, meditating, young generation, young generations, younger generation, younger generations, expectant, zen, philosophy, philosopher, philosophers, accepting, acceptance, nirvana, age gap, age gaps, generation gap, generation gaps, generational divide, generational division, generational divisions
"Oh, my God. Old people."
Tags:old people, stigma, stigmatize, stigmatizing, stigmatise, stigmatises, stigmatising, elder, elders, elderly, generation gap, generation gaps, older generation, older generations, snob, snobs, snobby, ageist, ageism, agist, agism, clique, cliques, separate group, separate groups, office worker, office workers, office work, worker, workers, workforce, division, divisions, divide, divides
"I'll have someone from my generation get in touch with someone from your generation."
Tags:business, office life, workplace, workplaces, management, manager, managers, employee, employees, worker, workers, boss, bosses, meeting, meetings, executive, executives, out of touch, out-of-touch, generation, generations, generation gap, generation gaps, generational gap, generational gaps, gap, gaps, divide, generational divide, different generations, generational differences, youth, young people, old age, old people, old man, old men, young man, young men, younger, older, age, aging, ageing, get in touch
"This is a new generation of sloths."
Tags:animal, animals, sloth, sloths, generation, generations, generation gap, generation gaps, new generation, millennial, millennials, gen y, gen z, generation y, generation z, shaking things up, different, modern life, modern, modernising, modernizing, youth, young people, innovative, innovation, innovations, creative, creativity, sleeping, strange, unusual