The Brief: Will "Ok Millennial" be the "Ok Boomer" of the future? On the forum Ask Reddit, people are discussing how Millennials will fare when they're the older generation.

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Following the meteoric rise of the Ok Boomer meme, one Redditor posed the following question on r/AskReddit: “It’s the year 2050 and the term ‘ok millennial’ is trending. What are the reasons the young generation is using it?” This musing prompted thousands of replies speculating about what the future will hold and how generational divides will change once millennials are one of the older generations. Will retired millennials (if they ever retire) tell stories to their grandchildren of life before self-driving cars and mind-controlled WiFi?

It’s the year 2050 and the term “ok millennial” is trending. What are the reasons the young generation is using it?
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These replies and memes poke fun at Boomer stereotypes, millennial stereotypes, and the possible technological and cultural changes that will occur by 2050.

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Beyond this Reddit thread, people are wondering whether “ok millennial” will become the baby boomer retort to “ok boomer,” and whether this generation is already too out-of-touch compared to their younger zoomer counterparts.

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