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Hosnon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:16 AM
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Euphemisms for Old Age?
Anyone know any good euphemisms for old age? We're trying to come up with a category of benefits for older individuals without being unnecessarily offensive.

One thrown out there is "Alumni".

Any other ideas?
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:16 AM
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1. Emeritus
Geezers.
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Hosnon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:17 AM
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2. Ooooh...Emeritus...very good.
However, once I reach that age...I want an official "geezer" card. :)
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quip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:21 AM
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3. Wrinkle time
Edited on Thu Feb-21-08 11:22 AM by temeah
Ear hair factory
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Hosnon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:27 AM
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5. You receive our consolation prize...
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quip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:35 AM
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6. I can't accept her without a pic of her top half, too.
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JustABozoOnThisBus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:27 AM
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4. Seasoned
seasoned geezer, that's me. well, seasoned anyway. approaching geezerdom.

:hi:
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raccoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:51 AM
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7. Mature. Non-traditional (as in students). Active, as in "active adult."

FYI, you become an active adult at 50. :-)
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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 12:38 PM
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8. Experienced
Or even well-traveled! (through time, that is)
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Phillycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 12:42 PM
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9. Golden, as in "golden years".
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