Seniors, what would you have said?

My husband and I aren't senior citizens yet, but we remember rotary dial phones and party lines. My husband showed our little niece a rotary dial phone and she looked so perplexed and said, "But how did you ever text on that thing?!" My husband told her, "The texting wasn't so hard, but... show more My husband and I aren't senior citizens yet, but we remember rotary dial phones and party lines. My husband showed our little niece a rotary dial phone and she looked so perplexed and said, "But how did you ever text on that thing?!"

My husband told her, "The texting wasn't so hard, but trying to read the screen was awful."

What would you have told her? :)
Update: Yes, my husband did explain to her how a rotary dial phone actually worked, and showed her how huge those first "bag" cell phones were.
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