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Old 19.05.2011, 06:37
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These Youths Nowadays! tsk

I'm having a real struggle to understanding these youths (teenagers) nowadays. Yesterday, I was waiting in line at a store and there was a mother with 2 children about to pay her bill. Suddenly the DSDS crowd moved into action....2 not-yet-in-their-20's-still-wet-behind-their-ears kids stepped right to the counter failing to acknoledge yours truly and the lady with her 2 children. I gave them the "I'll slap your pimple out of your face" look...which apparently worked. So, Justing Bieber and Milley Cyrus were waiting behind me...all good and dandy until they decided to talk..and the cacophony from the supermarket speaker was overshadowed by the cacophony of these 2 ignorants. I tell ya....they couldn't speak without using foul language. Now, I'm not a saint..and by no means do I dislike using foul language...but I refrain when there are kids around. It felt rather uncomfortable and I'm not sure if the mother cared too much about the language being used...I however, found it rather disapproving. Common courtesy is another issue i.e. saying please and thank you, holding the door open, or even putting away their trash..I guess they haven't learned that as yet.
Either way, end of early morning rant. Enjoy your day!

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It's their trousers I don't understand.
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It's their trousers I don't understand.
..or pants legs stuck in the socks
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Re: These Youths Nowadays! tsk

"Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers."
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..a wise man indeed. I wonder if he had to deal with Red Bull at 7am, blasting music from cellphones and pants legs stuck in socks.

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Old 19.05.2011, 09:11
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Re: These Youths Nowadays! tsk

I guess the point I was trying to make was that all generations throughout history have complained about their youth, it just means you're getting old.
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...it just means you're getting old.
I'm 29!
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I'm 29!
Some age sooner and faster.
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Some age sooner and faster.
I guess I've lived too fast and seen too much already.
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the DSDS crowd
You're quite pleased with this latest acronym of yours, aren't you?










Assuming of course, that it is yours.
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I'm 29!
So you have one more year (at best) of youth, then you will be OLD (30)!

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Nearly.

The German equivalent of X-Factor/American Idol.





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Assuming of course, that it is yours.
Yes, I'm trying to go with the time...you know, speaking the lingo and all.
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Re: These Youths Nowadays! tsk

The youth are very pushy these days, especially in Zurich, idiots have thought nothing of giving me a two handed push in the back when I happen to be in their way. One remedy to this is to immediately grab the offender by the scruff of his neck and demand an apology and gruffly inform him that in polite society we say 'please excuse me' or at least 'sorry'. The Oik in question is generally so astonished by this action that they hurriedly plead for forgiveness.
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Re: These Youths Nowadays! tsk

My word!!!

All very true.... but complaining about SWISS Kids? where are you from? I'm aware of many neighbourhoods abroad where a look like that would more than likely get you stabbed!!
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