Every year, Beloit College in Wisconsin releases its Mindset List to give a snapshot of the world view of the incoming freshmen class. The list for the Class of 2010:
very interesting list - 75 items on it.
http://www.beloit.edu/~pubaff/mindset/1. The Soviet Union has never existed and therefore is about as scary as the student union.
5. They have grown up getting lost in "big boxes."
15. They have never had to distinguish between the St. Louis Cardinals baseball and football teams.
52. They never played the game of state license plates in the car.