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40 Things Only Older People Say

Best Life Logo By Bob Larkin of Best Life | Slide 1 of 41: How does one actually define an “older” person these days? Is it when you reach 50? Or is it 60? Or maybe it’s measured by something else entirely. After all, these days “old” is definitely more of a state of mind than a number. Perhaps it’s the moment you officially feel old.Whatever the case, we’d strongly posit that a truer definition of “old” is someone who uses these words and phrases we’ve compiled here. You’ll never find a more wonderfully old-fashioned and lovably outdated collection of sayings, phrases, words, and questions than the ones you’ll find on this list. So read on—and know that if you use any of them on a regular basis, you are most definitely not “hip.” (Also, know that this article comes from a very good place.) And if you’d like to learn how to speak millennial, we’ve got your back—here are the 40 Things Only Millennials Say.

40 Things Only Older People Say | Best Life

How does one actually define an “older” person these days? Is it when he or she reaches 50? Or is it 60? Or maybe it’s measured by something else entirely… After all, these days “old” is definitely more of a state of mind—or perhaps a feeling—than it is purely a number.

Whatever the case, we’d strongly posit that the truest definition of “old” is anyone who regularly uses these words and phrases we’ve compiled here. Trust us: you’ll never find a more wonderfully old-fashioned and lovably outdated collection of sayings, statements, and questions that will practically scream: “I’m an older person!”

So read on (and please know that all of the silly punchlines here come from a very good, warmhearted place). And if you’d like to learn how to speak millennial, we’ve got your back! Just check out the 40 Things Only Millennials Say.

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