Gen X might be the generation that’s most commonly overlooked, but all it’s done is made them funnier! The generation that brought you Pepsi Crystal has found social media, especially Twitter, to be a fertile ground.
Generation X Humor wins Twitter
When it comes to generational humor, there’s a clear winner. Baby Boomers, Millennials, and Gen Z might think they have the comedy market cornered, but it’s really Generation X who have our vote for the funniest folks on Twitter.
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Coming directly between two of the biggest generations thus far, Baby Boomers and Millennials, Generation X is used to feeling like the forgotten middle child, but they’ve just used that to really hone their sense of humor.
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The Generation Often Overlooked
Gen X is so used to being ignored, that it’s not uncommon for insults meant for Baby Boomers are often tossed their way. What can a Gen Xer do to attract attention?
This is also the generation known for its self-deprecating humor, so it’s no surprise that some jokes were at Gen X’s expense. Gen X is able to give as much as they take.
Respect is shown by the younger generation
Still, despite the disrespect, Gen X’s cultural importance hasn’t been forgotten, at least not by the generation that followed them. Millennials are known for their entitlement, but at least one generation wrote a list of reasons Gen X is the most intimidating generation.
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The viral tweet was quickly recognized by other Gen X members. Many of them went on to share their own stories. “feral”Childhood experiences. There will never be another generation quite like Gen X, and maybe that’s a good thing. It’s hard to believe that we all survived those. “feral” childhoods. But what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, we suppose.