Generation X

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Generation X

 and Generation X'er
people reaching puberty during the 1970s and 1980s. Three or four generation X'ers were in the antique store looking eagerly at some of those horrible old dinette chairs from the 1950s.
See also: generation
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The Business team goes to war with each other as they discuss generational differences, which were particularly highlighted after a recent argument between millennial Mark Zuckerberg and generation X'er Elon Musk.
In a generational changing of the guard, baby-boomer Leno, 63, is giving way to Jimmy Fallon, 39, a Generation X'er who previously hosted the "Late Night" show that follows "The Tonight Show.
In other words, given an extra dollar, the average member of Boomers I would spend 44 cents on basic goods and services; but the average Generation X'er is estimated to spend 0.
That is the uniform of the current big kahuna, young Justin Huish of Simi Valley, who became a Generation X'er for the ages Thursday when he won the Olympic gold medal in men's individual archery.
I just decided that a long-term goal of mine was to be in the Olympic Games, and volleyball was the way to go,'' said Ball, 24, an in-your-face, tattooed Generation X'er.
There are a lot of single-player games this season featuring dark or violent themes for the prototypical Generation X'er, but Diddy Kong Racing is something that seven-year-olds and their 77-year old great-grandmothers -- in addition to the hard core gamers -- can enjoy together.
Workforces in advanced societies are facing both an older and more diverse workforce than ever before leaving Veterans, Baby Boomers, Generation X'ers and Generation Y'ers (Millennials) to work together.
We believe by early 2016 they will be the largest demographic of first-time homebuyers, finally replacing Generation X'ers as the biggest source of demand," he said.
From Millennials to Generation X'ers, from Baby Boomers to the Silent Generation, we all have a shared purpose and this shared purpose makes us strong and ready to make a difference
Part III explores the value the Baby Boomers' successors, Generation X'ers and Millennials, assign to the importance of clinical legal education.
Specifically, 80 percent and 65 percent of Generation X'ers shop and bank online, respectively, compared with 71 and 57 percent, among Generation Y'ers.
Both generations were delayed by the double-dip recessions of the early 1980s, but Generation X'ers would have suffered more than their predecessors who were already established in the workforce.
A group of baby boomer and generation X'ers committed to the closure of all things internet-based on a belief that the digital era will kill every good thing we stand for, corrupt everyone it touches and completely dilute with very little effort the power of the creative idea, our very 'reason for being'.
The two generation X'ers who faced off in the 2010 Olympics and raised the cup together will now raise video game controllers to on the streets of Manhattan at the Reebok Store to kick off the release of EA Sports' NHL 11.
The study has said that firms often misfire when trying to mend generational divides, relying on broad stereotypes associated with Baby Boomers or Generation X'ers rather than vast research that shows workplace splintering can be rooted in more than just birthdates.