[Ads-l] "Gen Z" formalized at Pew

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 17 20:46:47 EST 2019


> On Jan 17, 2019, at 2:50 PM, paul johnson <paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM> wrote:
> 
> How about A² or A2

Generation Ann Arbor?  
> 
> On 1/17/2019 12:54 PM, Andy Bach wrote:
>>> For the generation after Z, I suggest *Generation Yuzz*, drawing on
>> Geisel's groundbreaking *On Beyond Zebra*
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Beyond_Zebra!
>> I always said "sue-ss" but it was written about him at Dartmouth (where he
>> was busted for drinking gin in the dorm):
>> “You’re wrong as the deuce,
>> and you shouldn’t rejoice.
>> If you’re calling him Seuss –
>> he pronounces it Soice.”
>> http://blog.tavbooks.com/?p=2165
>> 
>> Though I guess he changed it.
>> 
>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:27 AM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> But what about the next generation and the ones beyond that?
>>> 
>>> For the generation after Z, I suggest *Generation Yuzz*, drawing on
>>> Geisel's groundbreaking *On Beyond Zebra* <
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Beyond_Zebra!>.
>>> 
>>> Yuzz <http://www.evertype.com/standards/csur/seuss/yuzz.gif> is the first
>>> of the 19 named letters reported there, along with an unnamed, extremely
>>> complex twentieth. Using the Pew Institute's current generational period of
>>> 16 years, these will suffice for just over three centuries, by which time
>>> research and analysis methods will  be far more advanced than at present
>>> (assuming that they are not gone entirely, along with the rest of
>>> civilization).
>>> 
>>> Hopefully,
>>> Mark Mandel
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019, 10:42 AM Kiesling, Scott F <kiesling at pitt.edu wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Because it's become what everyone else says (basically):
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/17/where-millennials-end-and-generation-z-begins/
>>>> --
>>>> Scott F. Kiesling, PhD
>>>> Professor
>>>> Chair, Department of Linguistics
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Email: kiesling at pitt.edu<mailto:kiesling at pitt.edu>
>>>> Web:
>>>> http://sfkiesling.com
>>>> http://www.linguistics.pitt.edu
>>>> Twitter: @pittprofdude
>>>> 
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