acebauer (acebauer) wrote,

They just get older and older

- Did you read this?

- What?

- Adolescence now ends in your late twenties.

- Adolescents are 13-  to 19-year olds.

- Not according to the New York Times.

- Huh?

- See. Here. And I quote: "They are . . . in that treacherous stretch between adolescence and the onset of maturity. Approaching their 10th high school reunion. . ."

- You don't get it. It means after adolescence and before maturity.

- So. What, they're baby adults?

- Uh. Sort of. . .

- At age 27?

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