Baby boomer humor

A warm and funny video that pokes fun at aging baby boomers

Who's a boomer?
Landon Jones coined the term "baby boomer" in his book Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation. He said the USA's boomers were born between 1946 and 1964. Dates vary for other countries but generally cover from the second world war to the 1960s.

Baby boomer humor is fun for anyone of that generation or who for anyone who has anything to do with that generation. That means almost all of us in the developed world at least.

If this video doesn't get your feet tapping, your face smiling and your mood lifting, please have someone check your pulse.

So why is this link in a website is about having a green recreational vehicle such as a motorhome, travel trailer, camping trailer, truck camper or rooftop tent?

Well, while wandering the WWW in my search for better information for my readers, I came across the video and couldn't resist. Everyone I've shown it to has much the same reaction as I did: an incredible lift in mood, a brightening of the day, a song in the heart.

A couple of things you may need to know:

  • Motrin is the trademark for a brand of Ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • "We're in the AARP" refers to the association originally called the American Association of Retired Persons. It is a Washington DC, USA-based non-governmental, nonprofit, nonpartisan association for people aged 50 and more. It is "dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age". With more than 40 million members, it is one of the largest membership organizations in the USA.

So here are a couple of baby boomer geriatrics trying to reverse the ravages of time to the tune of Born to be wild:

If you'd like to find out what a baby boomer is, without the baby boomer humor, go to this Wikipedia baby boomer page. (OPENS in a new window )

There's no doubt about it, baby boomer humor pokes fun at a generation who once poked fun at the older generation.

Roll over Beethoven, it's the boomers turn to be the butt of the joke.

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