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

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

"I tried to explain - "four candles....you know, fork handles?" More blank looks."

I suspect that most youngsters today can't get their heads around the idea of going into a shop, walking up to the counter and having to read your shopping list out to someone who then goes off and gets each item. Without that cultural reference, the rest of the sketch makes no sense to them.

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