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my dad's started wearing a flat cap
stories I've already heard three times since yesterday.
And they constantly correct the story the other one is telling - My girlfriend's grandparents are great for this, they'll start arguing over the time of an event within a story
*We went out at about half past and --*
*No David! It was 25 past!*
in a coffin
As the insult of being called a hippie is no longer a thing, I'd say that makes them old.
Also, bragging about all the useless crap they were able to buy with a senior discount at the local dress-for-less store.
The insult of being called a hippy is most certainly still A Thing
They got me this tshirt for christmas http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/431244_268028373323930_883151843_n.jpg
they're going on holiday to berlin next week and want to move to Brighton?
I think they're actually cooler than me :(
I'm not sure I 'get' it
They always 'have a fall'.
that and people who call their dogs 'killer'
they can't use computers
die in the winter time
fall over for no reason.
comfort rather than attractiveness
the various illnesses that people they know have come down with.
.''that would have been 1998: it was the year Marjorie had her hysterectomy''.
loads of eye contact
unusual reserve when you go and speak to the two of them together
mutual encroachment of standard personal space "bubbles"
suspiciously concurrent cigarette breaks
people getting old from observing Top of the Pops as one of three variables:
1. "It's all crash bang wallop!"
2. "You can't tell what they're saying!"
3. "Is it a man or a woman? You can never be too careful these days, you might order bacon and end up getting sausage."
expecting everything to cost the same as it did in 1968.