A MIDDLE-AGED man has taken time out from glancing constantly at his phone to complain about the younger generation being fixated with theirs.
Plumber Roy Hobbs, 55, fears for the mental health of young people constantly staring at their tiny screens, as he explained in a distracted way while using a variety of apps.
Looking up occasionally from a punt he made on the Betfair website, Hobbs said: “It’s like something out of a sci-fi film, the way youngsters are constantly – hang on, Facebook friend request.
“My theory is that their attention spans have been totally ooh Fruit Ninja update!
“My generation was too busy doing things in the real world like inventing punk or protesting against Thatcher, as I was just pointing out on BBC comments about young people and their phones.”
Hobbs then rambled for 15 minutes about youngsters “retreating from reality”, but his exact point was unclear due to him simultaneously playing Minecraft.