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25+ Times Millennials Got So Tired Of Baby-Boomers They Just Had To Clapback

Baby Boomers (also known as Boomers) are typically considered to be born between the mid-1940s and mid-1960s. They are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates spiked. The Boomers became healthier and wealthier than any generation before them. They are thought to be work-centric, extremely hardworking and motivated by position, perks, and prestige. Mentally focused and competitive, the generation grew up in turbulent times (consider the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis or the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.).…

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The rules of written English no longer apply to millennials on social media

Image: bob al-greene / mashable The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.  That’s because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of written English unique to social media. A rulebook which states that deliberately misspelled words and misused grammar can convey tone, nuance, humour, and even annoyance.  Dr Lauren Fonteyn, English Linguistics lecturer at University of Manchester, told Mashable “something exciting” is happening with the way that millennials write, and it goes far, far beyond our proclivity to use acronyms and “like.”   Fonteyn…

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