Whats So Funny About Getting Old by Ed FischerOne bonus of getting older is that it gives us a great perspective on life ...and that includes plenty of humor! This collection of cartoons, quips, quotes, and insights introduces a new comedy genre: elderhumor. It captures the wry hilarity of our real-life sitcoms. Generational vocabulary gaps, miscommunications, preoccupation with health and comforts, foibles, disguises (for aging), even physical limitations -- all can have their funny sides when were laughing at ourselves.
One bonus of getting older is that it gives us a great perspective on life ...and that includes plenty of humor! This collection of cartoons, quips, quotes, and insights introduces a new comedy genre: elderhumor. It captures the wry hilarity of our real-life sitcoms. Generational vocabulary gaps, miscommunications, preoccupation with health and comforts, foibles, disguises (for aging), even physical limitations -- all can have their funny sides when were laughing at ourselves. This book, a light-hearted gift for anyone whos 50-plus, is a memoryjogger too. Remember the Katzenjammer Kids? Jack Armstrong? Apple Mary? Check out your friends ages by their responses to a Vanishing Words test (examples: spider, broomstick skirt, running board, the shag). If youre still calling the refrigerator an icebox, its a giveaway -- youre probably over 60. Whats So Funny about Getting Old? is brought to you by a comedy team of two. Ed Fischer is an award-winning cartoonist. Jane Thomas Noland, author of Laugh It Off (whats so funny about trying to lose weight?) is a books editor and a former Minneapolis Star Tribune feature writer. Both have delicious ways of looking at life. Both, like all the rest of us, are getting older. Laughter heals. Laughter helps. Laughter keeps us in shape emotionally and physically. Read this book and try it. Youll be convinced, as these authors are, that theres only one way to grow older -- with a healthy sense of humor!
163 Hilariously Honest Tweets About Getting Old That Will Make You Laugh, Then Cry
Inspirational essays and articles, with a touch of humor, are a favorite topic for Ms. Giordano, a writer and public speaker. Getting old is not so bad considering the alternative, so let's take a humorous look at aging. But first a few statistics about aging. The population of almost every country in the world is aging. The aging of the population is occurring due to increases in longevity and declining birth rates.
The good news is that getting older is not all about wrinkles, creaky knees and forgetting why we walked into a room. Like wine, we get better with age. Getting older can certainly inspire plenty of hilarious and relatable quotes and memes that will surely have you saying, "This is so me! One day not so long ago, I was minding my own business listening to satellite radio in the car while my husband drove us to whatever our destination was. How could this be? They were the songs of my parent's generation and so much older than me.
While getting older is a natural part of life, it somehow manages to take us all by surprise. More than just another candle on the birthday cake, each passing year brings wisdom, experience, memories, and maybe a few wrinkles, creaks, and groans. If you ask the Twitterverse, getting older also brings the funny. Take a look at the truths of aging as told by Twitter! What they don't tell you about adulthood is how many bed bath and beyond coupons you'll accumulate. Went on a walk today, why does it feel like I ran 10 miles tho? Best part about getting older is I can't remember anything so I can rewatch series and it's almost like new.
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Quotations can inform and stimulate. They can be wise, witty, or foolish. The author has collected some of the best in his articles. Some of the best, wittiest, and most humorous quotations in the English language are quotations about age, childhood, adolescence, middle age, and old ageó most of all about growing old! On this page, I've gathered together of the best.