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1961 vs 2011

This should be sent only to those whose level of maturity qualifies them to relate to it...


1961: Long hair
2011: Longing for hair
1961: KEG
2011: EKG
1961: Acid rock
2011: Acid reflux
1961: Moving to California because it's cool
2011: Moving to Arizona because it's warm
1961: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
2011: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
1961: Seeds and stems
2011: Roughage
1961: Hoping for a BMW
2011: Hoping for a BM
1961: Going to a new, hip joint
2011: Receiving a new hip joint
1961: Rolling Stones
2011: Kidney Stones
1961: Passing the drivers' test
2011: Passing the vision test
Just in case you weren't feeling
too old today, this will certainly
change things.
Each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the mindset
of this year's incoming freshmen. Here's this year's list:
The people who are starting
college this fall across the
nation were born in1993.
They are too young to remember
the space shuttle blowing up.
Their lifetime has always
included AIDS.
Bottle caps have always beenchildproof and plastic.
The CD was introduced
3 years before they were born.
They have always had
an answering machine..
They have always had cable.
They cannot fathom not
having a remote control..
Jay Leno has always been
on the Tonight Show.
Popcorn has always been
cooked in the microwave.
They never took a swim
and thought about Jaws.
They can't imagine what
hard contact lenses are.
They don't know who Mork
was or where he was from.
They never heard: "Where's
the Beef?", "I'd walk a mile
for a Camel", or "de plane,
Boss, de plane.."
They do not care who shot
J. R. and have no idea
who J. R. even is.
Mc Donald's never came
in Styrofoam containers.
They don't have a clue
how to use a typewriter.
Do you feel old yet?
Pass this on to the other old
fogies on your list. Notice the
larger type, that's for those of
you who have trouble reading..
So have a nice day!!!!!
It is good to have friends who
know about these things and
are still alive and kicking!!!!
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