When Life Begins
Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty. But everything
else is starting to wear out, fall out, or spread out.
There are three signs of old age. The first is your loss
of memory. I forget the other two.
You're getting old when you don't care where your spouse
goes, just as long as you don't have to go along.
Middle age is when work is a lot less fun -- and fun is a
lot more work.
Statistics show that at the age of seventy, there are five
women to every man. Now isn't that a great time for a guy
to get those kind of odds?
You know you're getting on in years when the girls at the
office start confiding in you.
Middle age is when it takes longer to rest than to get tired.
By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's
too old to go anywhere.
Middle age is when you have stopped growing at both ends,
and have begun to grow in the middle.
A man has reached middle age when he is cautioned to slow
down by his doctor instead of by the police.
You know you're into middle age when you realize that
caution is the only thing you care to exercise.
The aging process could be slowed down if it had to work
its way through Congress.
You're getting old when you're sitting in a rocker and you
can't get it started.
You're getting old when you wake up with that morning-after
feeling, and you didn't do anything the night before!
The cardiologist's diet: if it tastes good, spit it out.
Doctor to patient: I have good news and bad news: the good
news is that you are not a hypochondriac.
It's hard to be nostalgic when you can't remember anything.
You know you're getting old when you stop buying green
Last Will and Testament: Being of sound mind, I spent all
When you lean over to pick something up off the floor,
you ask yourself if there is anything else you need to do
while you are down there.
You find yourself in the middle of the stairway, and you
can't remember if you were downstairs going up or upstairs
Should you be fortunate enough to remember which direction
you were going on the stairs, chances are good you won't
remember why you were going up if you get to the top or
going down if you get to the bottom.
[ Author Unknown -- from 'andychaps_the-funnies' ]
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