not your father's

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not your father's

Very modern or updated; no longer what an older generation would expect or be used to. With every building now featuring wireless Internet and touch-screen monitors integrated into the desks in each classroom, this is certainly not your father's high school anymore.
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Chevli said spirit Water will have 16 beers, eight hard liquors and two sparkling wines in its portfolio, which no longer includes the original Not Your Father's Root beer that brought the company fame.
Seaport Global analyst Michael Ward initiated General Motors with a Buy rating , stating that GM has become a "completely different company" and "not your father's GM" over the last 10 years.
One of the first brands-if not the brand-to jumpstart the hard soda movement is Not Your Father's Root Beer, which came out about a year ago.
"Not Your Father's Anti-Semitism: Hatred of Jews in the 21st Century" is a look at the modern hatred of the people in a time where so many social strides for equality and tolerance have seemingly been made.
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) is pleased that research ("Not Your Father's PE," research, Fall 2006) is being done to study the impact of physical education on individuals' participation in physical activity and their weight status.
"It's not your father's managed care anymore," said Mohit Ghose, spokesman for America's Health Insurance Plans, a national trade association with more than 1,300 member companies providing health benefits.
However, while he is committed to the NAACP mission of justice and equality, this is not your father's civil rights leader.
Unfortunately, punctuated by pit stops for Ptolemy dictating Alex's biography, this is all toga opera geopolitical melodrama unable to decide whether the parallels between cruel but fair Alexander's world 'liberating' ambitions and those of George W ('this was not your father's mission,' warns one, 'and I am not my father' he replies) are an endorsement or condemnation.
However, don't be fooled, this is not your father's comic book!
Something along the lines of "The Friendly Skies of United" or "You Deserve a Break Today." One possibility is: "We're Number Three--So We Try Harder." Another is: "The Closer You Look, the Better We'll Feel." Yet another: "Amex: This is Not Your Father's Stock Exchange."
We like to say; "This is not your father's agriculture, so we can't be your father's broadcaster."
NOT YOUR FATHER'S UNION MOVEMENT: Inside the AFL-CIO.
As the ad says, "This is not your father's Oldsmobile." This presupposes, of course, that nursing homes are committed to the subacute market, which brings up...
In Nora Ephron's small comedy about two tabloid reporters sent to investigate sightings of an angel in middle America, Michael (John Travolta) is a beer guzzling, barroom brawling, bullfighting cherub--definitely not your father's idea of an archangel.
Mfume is certainly not your father's civil rights leader.