"Why don't you call me?"  The young have never communicated with their elders as much as their elders have wished that they would.  Lately, though, the generational schism has widened.  Oldsters who don’t keep up with the electronic fads of the young are excommunicated with a shrug.

“I keep up with my friends through Facebook, Ma."

"But son, I'm not on Facebook."

"Well, Ma, that's your decision."