Whether you call these beautiful, or strange, different or weird, they are
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE OLD
My granddaughter asked me what it was like to be old. So I told her, “Put cotton in your ears, and pebbles in your shoes. Pull on rubber gloves, and smear Vaseline over your glasses. There you have it: Instant Old Age.
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Little Johnny was asked by his teacher to spell ‘straight’. He did so without error. “Very good,” said the teacher, “Now what does it mean?” “Without water.”