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Then and Now

Discussion in 'Habari na Hoja mchanganyiko' started by kui, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. kui

    kui JF-Expert Member

    Oct 24, 2009
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    Then...Man hadn't yet walked on the moon
    Now...The U.S just bombed the moon

    Then..My parents got married first...and then lived together
    Now...Most unmarried couple have "live in" girlfriends/boyfriends

    Then...Every family had a father and a mother
    Now...A family can have two fathers or two mothers

    Then...communication meant looking at someone in their eyes and speak
    Now...We have conference calls,emailing, texting, tweetering

    Then...They had real relationships, they met...physically...
    Now...There's computer dating and even those "intimate moments" can be spent over the phone, you don't have to see each other

    Then...'Coke' was a drink, 'pot' was something they used to cook in, 'Aids' were helpers, 'hardware' was found in a hardware store and 'software' wasn't even a word

    Then...Underwear, were actual, light clothes under the regular clothes
    Now...underwear can mean under..nothing
    (Lakini Mh!...uongo mbaya, I love my thongs)