The same words mean different things to different generations such as bluehaired little old ladies When Gwoke told his mother he had a hired a girl meaning a Millennial with blue hair she told him she was glad he was hiring senior citizens

The same words mean different things to different generations, such as blue-haired little old ladies. When Gwoke told his mother he had a hired a girl (meaning a Millennial) with blue hair, she told him she was glad he was hiring senior citizens.

Generations: different values, communications styles

Every generation is shaped by the events and conditions in their formative years Traditionalists are loyal, patriotic, hard working, fiscally conservative and they have faith in institutions Boomers were shaped by music, civil rights, the space race, the Kennedy assassination and Vietnam Millennials are diverse, tech savvy, collaborative and socially accepting

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — When the boss says, “Jump,” you say … ? That means one thing to Baby Boomers, but a Millennial would ask, “Why am I jumping?” or “Can I see you jump first?”