Generation Y

This is an e-mail that was forwarded from one of my dad’s friends, and I got a good laugh out of it!

Hmm, I’ve always wondered this myself… now I know.
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> – People born before 1946 were called The Silent generation..
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> – The Baby Boomers, are people born between 1946 and 1959.
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> – Generation X, people have been born between 1960 and 1979.
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> – Generation Y, are the people born between 1980 and 2009
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> Why do we call the last group Generation Y?
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> I never did know, but recently a cartoonist explained it very eloquently
> Learned something new today!

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