Friday, July 15, 2011

Elderly? Suddenly I Feel Ancient.

Elderly Couple Charged with Conspiracy, Embezzlement: "The door bell at a waterfront home in Galveston went unanswered: Its owners no where to be found.

It's the home of 64-year-old Ronald Witt and his wife 52-year-old Anita. They've been charged with conspiracy and embezzlement."

3 comments:

  1. Hey! Since when is fifty-two elderly? Or 64, for that matter. They aren't even old enough for socila security. I think of my 90 year old friend as elderly. Article was probably written by some kid just out of journalism school, the jerk.

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  2. This happens in Agatha Christie's books. She'll refer to a female character as "elderly," and a little later we learn that the woman in question is about 50.

    /No matter how old I am, "elderly" is always older than me.

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  3. Anonymous10:36 AM

    I'm always shocked to find out Miss Marple and cronies are...younger than me? Whaddya mean, elderly! Life in those English villages must have been hazardous if not aging.
    Michel

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