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Brattitude and queries

Posted by R. Berg on June 17, 2001

In Reply to: "Man, he's got a real bratittude!" posted by Patty on June 17, 2001

: Just heard this expression/phrase. Thought I'd share. The reference was to a member of the hip-hop generation.

: Being someone just a shade younger than the Woodstock generation, I find myself wondering if the kids currently in their 20s are any more immature, impudent, obdurate, or sarcastic than previous generations of young people. Must say I find this question as interesting to contemplate as the phrase -- maybe more so. - Patty

I try not to generalize, as members of each generation vary. Still, I think young people now are more pessimistic than young people back then; they have less reason to believe the future will improve on the present. And every time I see a query posted here that looks like this:

what does this word mean????!!!! need help please!!!!!!!!!!!

I can't avoid thinking "Teenager."