My father was part of the Greatest Generation - That name has stuck primarily thanks to Tom Brokaw's book
I am a Gen-X'er - That name has stuck primarily thanks to Douglas Coupland's book
My kid sister was Gen-Y - That name kinda stuck as an extension of Gen X.
The young interns at my work are Millennials - A term coined by some academic egg heads named William Strauss and Neil Howe.
What will the kids currently in public school be called when they enter the work-force? Gen Z? iGen?
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell