The original list.
"They are too young to remember the Space Shuttle Challenger blowing up."
My wife still has to teach cursive to her third grade class. It's a damn waste, honestly, but it's in the rules...
Raising a seven year old, I've noticed lots of similar things. For instance, he really still has no concept of having to see "what's on". When we were at the in-laws, he wanted to see something and looked baffled when my father-in-law said "that might not be on, now". For him, you turn on the TV and select what you want to watch from the menu. (Or put a disk in.)
When I was a kid, we learned about marketing when we bought the hot new toy from the TV ad and discovered it didn't actually work. For my son, the lesson was getting embroiled in an MMO and getting suckered to buy virtual items.---
[ucblockhead is] useless and subhuman
"To this day that was the most bullshit caesar salad I have every experienced..." - triggerfinger
I think I'm going to go find a rotary telephone now.
Supposedly they still work on the landline network.
(We can strip mine the rest later.)