Back in my day, the youth respected their elders!
Back in my day, kids dressed properly!
Back in my day, kids worked hard for their pocket money!
Back in my day, kids took whatever jobs they could!
Back in my day, if we didn’t have, we’d just make do!
Somedays, you can’t turn around for seeing another newspaper article critical of a younger generation. Often, Gen-Y. It’s an unfortunately reality that so many people are quick to criticise behaviour in those younger than them, without fully considering the long term history, without taking the time to stop and consider the generational divide they had with their elders.
Back in my day, it drove us all nuts when older people would say “back in my day”.