Dad and exec Russell Hampton, driving his 14 year old daughter Katie and a group of her friends to a play as the kids stop talking and silence falls in the back seat: â€œKatie, you shouldn’t be texting all the time. Your friends are there. It’s rude.”
The daughter: “But, Dad, we’re texting each other. I don’t want you to hear what I’m saying.â€
–Story told in a NY Times piece about the *younger generation* and text messaging behaviors.