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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


The people who are starting college this fall

across the nation were born in 1986. 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 the year 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


-They do not care who shot J. R. and have no idea

who J. R. even is.

-McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.

-They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.

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GerbilRunner and I were both born the same year - the year I graduated was the year these freshmen were born!

The year I was born was the year my husband started college :shock: - I believe the same is true of HER husband, or maybe it was his second year... :lol::lol::lol::lol:

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