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is this age discrimination and can I sue?
No way are you old enough to be digging YTS jokes...
Raise a grievance.
(don't do this, you'll only mark yourself out as a troublemaker.)
I think I'd be well peeved though in your shoes. Are you not a fully qualified accountant and all that?
Where's Steved when you need him? I feel like bullying an audit junior...
you can still be qualified under CIMA and ACCA, surely. Just a slightly different function?
Srsly though, I would bite. I would email him, copying in your line manager, saying that you know he was obviously trying to be funny, but that you don't appreciate jokes being made about you of this nature, and that you feel it undermines your position in the workplace.
With very limited exceptions, I'm not bothered about being friends with the people I work with though so I will 100% rock the boat rather than be undermined, ever. depending on what your workplace is like, you might feel that it's easier to laugh it off. but make a note in your outlook calendar, or do an email to yourself so that it's datestamped, in case it ever happens again.
in a film/play?
That's rude. You should ask him when his retirement party is.
started shaving yet?
YEW TREE STOOGE
...in Poundland for free.
I think it was an 80s or 90s thing for kids straight out of school where the government tried to get you into work by subsidising your employment.
If he says nothing you can basically do it every single time he says anything to you