A very self-important college freshman
attending a recent football game, took it upon himself to
explain to a senior citizen sitting next to him why it was
impossible for the older generation to understand his
"You grew up in a different world,
actually an almost primitive one," the student said, loud
enough for many of those nearby to hear. "The young people
of today grew up with television, jet planes, space travel,
man walking on the moon, our spaceships have visited Mars.
We have nuclear energy, electric and hydrogen cars,
computers with light-speed processing and...," pausing to
take another drink.
The Senior took advantage of the
break in the student's litany and said,
son. We didn't have those things when we were young . .. ..
.. so we invented them. Now, you arrogant little fart,
what are you doing for the next generation?"
applause was resounding... I love senior