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This Is 2014 - Whatever THAT Means


Unless you’re talking to time travelers or the severely inebriated, please do not use the phrase “This is 2014” this year.
You know the drill: people backed into a corner try settling an argument by announcing “This is (insert current year)” - often followed by a flippant “Get with the program” or a shrugged “What can ya do?”
People use the phrase when (a) jumping on the bandwagon of the latest retreat from traditional Judeo-Christian values, (b) excusing some boorish activity that would make Miss Manners faint or (c) badgering a reluctant acquaintance into embracing this week’s cutting-edge, must-have ...

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