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generation lap
 n.— «“The market is not about the population ageing but about it bifurcating,” he said. This group is smarter—a key development he dubs the “generation lap” as opposed to the “generation gap.” “The Internet time spent is time taken away from TV, not time taken away from soccer, piano or school work,” he said. “They are online reading, searching, entertaining, strategizing, authenticating, organizing, creating. This generation processes information differently.”» —“Francis:Interview with Don Tapscott on the Web generation” by Diane Francis National Post (Canada) Nov. 24, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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