Why is it called generation x.?
The "X" refers to an unknown variable or to a desire not to be defined. In the U.S., some called Generation Xers the "baby bust" generation because of the drop in the birth rate following the baby boom.
The "X" refers to an unknown variable or to a desire not to be defined, which is one of the traces of Generation X, which has been described as an alienated youth.
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