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Twitter Thread Outlines Significance of "Ok Boomer" Phenomenon

For those not in the know, "OK Boomer" is a dismissive retort often used to disregard or mock Baby Boomers and those who are perceived as old-fashioned and being out-of-touch. Part of this phenomenon is the feature that many baby boomers themselves consider this to be an ageist slur. This in turn has been seen by many as a hypocritical overreaction that has been met with more Ok Boomer Roasting on Twitter. The whole thing has stirred up more discussion and argument about age and politics. Here is a Gen-X perspective and explanation of why "ok boomer" is becoming more than just a thing people say on Twitter.

Twitter thread on "Ok Boomer" shows history and significance.
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Uncle Wonders If He's Wrong To Question 25 Year Age Gap in Niece's Relationship

The crux here is that you want to protect your loved ones from being manipulated, but at the same time you don't want to cross a boundary and try to control another adult's love life. When the 47-year-old boyfriend was coming over to stay for a week, this guy decided to ask some questions. Like many other tense social situations, the internet weighed in on if that was the right thing to do.

Guy asks internet if he's wrong for questioning his 22 year old niece's 47 year old boyfriend uncomfortable questions.
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"Don't get hung up on numbers," Dave Broom, author of "The Complete Bartender's Guide," told Tales of the Cocktail attendees Saturday at "The Blind Truth About Aging Whisky" seminar, sponsored by Diageo. "Age just tells you how long it's been in a cask, not how good it is."

The Tales seminar focused on Scotch whisky, but experts say that tenet also extends to other whiskeys produced around the world. It's an increasingly important message for shoppers browsing liquor store shelves these days, with spirit distillers releasing both un-aged whiskeys and super-aged rarities—and many more that don't have an age noted.