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There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick

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"A friend had a similar misunderstanding (but culture related rather than age) when working in the States."

I was in a small group from the coimpany I worked in assighned to a project in the US. One day was we were chatting a female local employee walked past, looked at one of colleagues and said "you look randy" and continued on as we burst out into laughter. A couple of minutes she came back from wherever she'd been going, stopped and saiid "Ok, from your reaction that obviously means something different in England - what did I just say"!

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