May 2, 2000

On This Date in in 2000 precision GPS became available to the public and Garmin and Tom-Tom soon became commonplace in most peoples’ cars in the Western Civilization. Car map sales have plummeted and most people born after 2000 can no longer fold a map correctly, much less read it.

The same thing happened when clock and watches went digital in the 1990s and children and teenagers weren’t taught how to tell time on an ‘old timey clock’.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to May 2, 2000

  1. Drunk Commenter says:

    Sorrry Mr. Twistsy Histoyry but this is some bullcrap right there! I was born later and I still rember how to folda maps! Don’t believe me? Hangon I’ll prove it!

    Let’s see how does this go again? Thats righ, if the big hands on 6 and the litle hand on 3. Hang on, don’t tell me! That means, I got it, 3;30! See? Told you!

    I shouldn’t get so mad, but you were casting aspertions on my good name, and I can’t letyou get awsy with that. It’s a mattear of honor!

    Now if you’ll excuse me. Ive got togo throwc up.

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