Thu Mar 22, 2012, 12:25 PM
UTUSN (40,571 posts)
Not that funny, but here 'tis fwiw (chain ltr jokes about aging)
This should be sent only to those whose level of maturity qualifies them to relate to it.
1960: Long hair
2012: Longing for hair
1960: Acid rock
2012: Acid reflux
1960: Moving to California because it's cool
2012: Moving to Florida because it's warm
1960: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
2012: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
1960: Seeds and stems
1960: Hoping for a BMW
2012: Hoping for a BM
1960: Going to a new, hip joint
2012: Receiving a new hip joint
1960: Screw the system
2012: Upgrade the system
1960: Parents begging you to get your hair cut.
2012: Children begging you to get their heads shaved.
1960: Passing the drivers' test.
2012: 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 in 1992.
They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.
Their lifetime has always included AIDS.
Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.
The CD was introduced two 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 donít care who shot J. R. & have no idea who he even was.
McDonald'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. 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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