If you've got an example of your Parents Just Don't Understanding, send it to parentsjustdontunderstand (at) gmail.com. And, hey, if we publish it, send your parents a link. They probably won't understand what it is.
Those dumb bastards.
From Liz, SUNY Stony Brook
My mom thought that Mozilla Firefox was a computer virus.
From Will, College of Charleston
I was working at my school's phone-a-thon and one of the outgoing answering machine messages I heard was, "We're not here, but don't leave a message because we don't know how to hear them."
From Kevin, Loyola College
My dad calls his new iPod Touch his "mypodtouch."
From Brendan S., McMaster University
And a very special Parents Just Shouldn't Try to Understand:
I was playing GTA IV when my Dad walked in and said, "Jeez, you better stop running all those red lights or the cops are gonna get mad."
As if the drug dealer I just ran over wasn't a big deal.
From DJ, Western Oregon