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Old 10-09-2010, 10:30 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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I know a couple of young people who have that problem. It's really bizarre! I realized one day that one of my daughter's friends couldn't tell time on an analog clock. She's 19.
I used to work in a high school, and noticed the same thing... a kid would ask the time, I'd point at the clock, and they'd usually say "don't you have a cell phone?" Either that, or they'd crane their necks around my desk, and peek at the time on my computer. C'mon, really?! Apparently those are the preferred methods of time-telling these days, so even watches are now passe. Must admit, I too have stopped wearing a watch - but mostly because I'd have to remove it at work (can't type with one), and had a really nice watch stolen off my desk.
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Old 10-10-2010, 03:07 PM
 
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Let's see - Generation Y can't tell time...they can't spell, punctuate, or put things in alphabetical order unless the computer does it for them...they can't compose a business letter...they can't make coffee...they have no office etiquette...they can't figure postage without a meter...or load a stapler...or add a column of figures without Excel...or...or...or
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