Becky says things about … the smartphone generation

We are the smartphoners.

We are the texters

the sexters.

We are the emailers

the web sailors.

We are the tweeters

the non-speakers

the digi-savvy techno geek-ers.

We are the twiddlers

the fiddlers

the bent headers

the years of reconstructive surgery on the back of the neck-ers.

We are the music players

the ‘I can watch YouTube ’til my hair goes grey’-ers.

We are the eyes downers

the frowners

the never look arounders.

We are the silent commuters

the human computers

the unsee-ers

the bound to walk into a tree-ers.

We are the Mail Onliners.

We are the Instagramers

the Angry Birdsers

the 0nline bankers

the eyes are blank-ers

the spying over each other’s shoulders

the ‘He’s got a better one than me’-ers.

The enemies of couples who like to do it in public-ers.

We are the gamers

the freeze framers

the ‘I’d rather die than lose my phone’-ers.

We are the non-response-ers

the nonchalance-ers

the need never be bored at a bus stop again-ers.

We are the grunters

the absent nodders

the ‘To separate me from my phone would take an act of God’-ers.

We are the smartphoners

the ring toners

the everyone’s a clone-ers.

We are the shufflers

the queuers

the tunnel vision viewers

the waiting for a train is actually quite fun-ers

the conversation shunners

the never see the sun-ers

the most important body part is my thumb-ers.

We are the smartphone generation.


46 thoughts on “Becky says things about … the smartphone generation

      1. Yes! I live with one of these (my daughter) and I am forcing her to only live electronically for an hour a day.

  1. I would love to see this animated, using your army of smartphone-wielding stick figures. Super job on a hilarious and well thought-out post!

  2. If you’re not careful Missy, you’re gonna get ANOTHER award. Then how are you gonna be able to display them all? You’re gonna need another whole freakin’ Blog to put them all in. Great creative write. LOVED IT!!!!

  3. Post perfection. If this doesn’t get Freshly Pressed, I don’t know what to think of this crazy world we live in. Oh, and about that world…I don’t own a smart phone. Or hardly even a cell phone. So I can only relate as the outsider looking in (but not the one having sex in public). And this was fantastic.

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