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There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick

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Having to explain things

I was stopped short yesterday when the chap I was talking to (in his 30's) didn't respond positively when I observed that the system he was using offered up more granularity than the previous one. I thought it was a compliment.

He said something else and basically asked me whether I thought it was better or not. I responded, again, saying that the added granularity makes it a lot more efficient.

He finally says 'look mate, I don't know what granularity means' - OH! I see now. So I say 'oh, it means more accurate I suppose'.

To which he replies - 'Stick with accurate then, I'm from Suffolk'

I couldn't help laughing (not in a cruel way).

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