19 Jan '15, 9am

10 lines we used to say that won’t make sense to kids today

10 lines we used to say that won’t make sense to kids today

Times change, things go obsolete, and you will turn old. How old are you? Perhaps these are things you used to say, but sound like complete nonsense to your nephews and nieces: 1. “Please write a testimonial on my Friendster!” Friendster was the rage before people even knew what Facebook or social media was. Testimonials were the grandfather of wall posts. 2. “Page me when you reached the meeting point, ok?” There was a time in Singapore’s history where people were actually on time because they couldn’t WhatsApp/SMS their friends and lie that they are on the way when they are actually still at home. 3. “I’ll see you on IRC tonight! You tried this new thing called ICQ?” We also take it for granted that our friends are now just a WhatsApp/Facebook message away on our phones. Back in the day, we had to sit at the computer and chat with our friends – if we can identify them by...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2015/01/10-lines-we-used-to-say-that...

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