When you empty the washing machine and find a coin at the bottom, you have been visited by the Laundry Fairy, an ethereal being more charitable than the Tooth Fairy (although in some reported cases, the money has been left in exchange for an article of clothing).
Why is this quarter cold & wet? It was a gift from the Laundry Fairy!
To be made lazy and impatient by the expected perpetual advances of technology.
"I had to wait 5 seconds for this Wikipedia page to load!"
"Well, I used to walk 2 miles to the library for an answer. Boy, are you technospoiled."