An irate elderly customer called the newspaper office, loudly demanding to know where her Sunday edition was.
“Ma’am,” said the employee, “today is Saturday. The Sunday paper won’t be delivered until tomorrow.”
There was quite a pause on the other end of the phone.
“Oh,” said the lady. “I’ll bet that’s why no one was in church today, too.” (more…)
Posts tagged ‘Old age’
Last month, I wrote a post called When Does One Become “Elderly.” It was a rather scholarly work, or as scholarly as I get, with references from both the regular and medical sections of Free Dictionary, Geriatrics Gerontology International, and the World Health Organization. But, a few things have happened lately that have made me realize there are much easier ways to tell when you’re getting old. Here are a few of them: (more…)
It’s just a few days until the election, and I thought we all needed a little break.
She approached the salesman and said, “I want those pink curtains in the display, but I need them customized to fit my computer screen.”
“Ma’am,” said the salesman, “I’ve worked here for 20 years, and I’ve never had a request like that. Why do you need curtains for your computer?” (more…)