[LMB] Fwd: Re: Literature in Real Life

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Sep 15 18:23:30 BST 2019


I've had to explain to my teenage nephew sometimes that when his father and
I were his age, the internet didn't exist.  At all.  Neither did cable TV
or satellite TV.

On Sun, Sep 15, 2019 at 4:15 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com>
>
> Tech has advanced to the point where, with planning and expense, you can
> get good high bandwidth internet service anywhere.
> This is new. One of my favorite games with my granddaughters is, ?when I
> was your age.? Since Emma is 11, the latest date that translates to is
> 1959. So not only no internet but no color tv and no commercial movies at
> home.
>
> Gwynne: You know you're old when your 22-year-old niece says, 'What's
> dial-up?'
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