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4. Constantly changing definition
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 01:43 PM
Jul 2023

"Boomers" comes from the expression "baby boom" that existed after WWII. But if one looks at the birth rates, the actual "boom" was only from about '47 to 55. For years it was considered to be 47 to 60, which really, being on the 59 side of that with a brother on the 49 side of that, it was a bit long. I was not really of the "same" generation. Extending it to 64 is a bit of a joke. I've heard "early" millennials comment on a similar thing that they get lumped into the same "generation" as "late" millennials.

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