If you've got an example of your Parents Just Don't Understanding, submit it here!
And thank God we'll never be as dumb as they are!
I was watching "Jurassic Park" with my grandmother a few months ago. During one particularly scary moment she leans over to me and, with a very worried tone in her voice, asks, "The Dinosaurs they're only for the movie, right, they didn't breed any extras?"
Logan Stagnitto, Vassar College
My dad needed directions to the place I work, so to make it easy for him I linked the Google maps directions I looked up and pasted it into an email. He responded a few hours later that the link was too long to type into the address box.
Mallie T, UVA
My mom's friend calls it a cell-o-phone.
For a year my mom has been carrying around her powered off cell phone so she can turn it on when she gets home and check her voicemail.
My mom bought solar powered lanterns because they are "better for the environment". Solar. Powered. Lanterns.
Brandon Ewald, Augsburg
The day after moving onto campus I get a call from my mom. She is having trouble getting on the internet. Her first question to me was "Did you take the internet with you to college?".
Warren Moseley, Clemson University