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Kids React To Walkmans, But Don't Know What One Is Or Does

14/04/2014 09:50 BST | Updated 14/04/2014 09:59 BST

Modern children are the worst. They don't know whether dictators are characters from history or fiction, they don't know what a rotary phone does, and now it turns out they can't understand a Walkman.

To borrow a line from Stewart Lee, it's as if they can only understand the world with the mind of a child.

Anyway, this video in which modern kids try to work out what to do with a portable cassette player is adorable but also sort of terrifying.

Because if you've ever owned a tape player - in fact, if you even know what to do with one - then you are old and must prepare to depart this world on some kind of westward sailing elven ship as soon as is practical.

Take a look, and weep.