Defining Gen X is contensious business

A look at the entry for Generation X (the generational term not the Douglas Coupland novel) on wikipedia just shows how problematic it can be to define this generation.

The page is prefaced with this:

This page is currently protected from editing until disputes have been resolved.
This protection is not an endorsement of the current version. See the protection policy and protection log for more details. Please discuss any changes on the talk page; you may use the {{editprotected}} template to ask an administrator to make the edit if it is supported by consensus. You may also request that this page be unprotected.

Yeah, right. Like disputes are ever going to be resolved. Now any additions or corrections have to go through a vetting process.

Curiously, the wiki pages for Baby Boomers and Generation Y do not have this particular problem, altough Genereation Y has “multiple issues.” No surprise there. HA!

Wow. That was a surprising short post for me. Hmm. Perhaps I’m finally getting the hang of this blogging thing. Although it does bring up a curious —

Whoa, whoa. Chatty Cathy. Clip your string. No one needs to know.

Oh. Yes. Of course. Sorry.

No problem. Now pass the Frank’s hot sauce, will ya.




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