And they call US “Boomers”?

I recently heard my 12-year-old grandson call his brother a “Boomer” and it was clear that he used the term in a derogatory way. Upon questioning, I discovered that to the younger set, “Boomer”, which was once synonymous with rebellious sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll, has morphed to mean “a technologically challenged older person.”

Really? When did that happen?

As the video below demonstrates–it’s all just a matter of perspective.


2 Comments on “And they call US “Boomers”?”

  1. […] sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll, now means “a technologically challenged old person.” (See:  And they call US “Boomers”?)  I suppose  I was also lamenting that while my parent’s generation became “the greatest […]


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