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  • How about Generation TMI?

    August 3, 2009

  • Yes, stopping the naming was what I was aiming to say w/ my comment about Generation AA. Apparently too subtly, however. ;-)

    P.S. Ditto the welcome, macklehatton.

    January 31, 2009

  • And, alas, the 9/11 generation.

    January 30, 2009

  • For me, if you are going to name generations, it makes most sense to name them either by the major international events or important sociological phenomena that shaped their character (e.g. the WWII Generation, the Television Generation, the Internet Generation) or by the decade in which they came of age and made their mark (e.g. the Sixties Generation, the Millennial Generation).

    January 30, 2009

  • If that's the case, macklehatton, then why didn't they actually think up original names for Generations Y and Z, instead of glomming them onto Generation X?

    *sigh* I'm with bilby. See my comment on Generation X.

    (p.s. welcome to Wordie.)

    January 30, 2009

  • I believe demographers are in fact counting. They'll probably wait for the generation to show signs of character before naming it, like modern parents are always doing.

    January 30, 2009

  • Maybe we could end generation naming.

    January 30, 2009

  • We could just start over with Generation AA.

    January 30, 2009

  • I think we should just go back to Generation W and count backwards.

    That is unless someone is actually counting. So, then, how long is a generation? If a generation is 25 years, and we're currently at Generation Z in the year 2000, then Generation A would be 650 years ago. So, then, Generation A would be dated at 1450. Maybe this is dated on Columbus (1492)! And, of course, it must because Generation Z because these are the End Times, ya know!

    January 30, 2009

  • And how are we gonna refer to their kids?

    Generation I - the Interplanetary generation!

    January 30, 2009

  • Those born in 2001 or later. Also called the New Silent Generation, Internet Generation, Generation @, Generation Now, Generation C (for "computer," "click," "community," "celebrity, "connected," or "content").

    January 30, 2009