Archive for the ‘Age and ageing’ Category

Delegating My Memory May Have Been a Mistake

Managing director: Don’t you think Frank should get a haircut?
Past retirement age CEO: What did Frank say about my hair?
Managing director: Nothing, I said “Don’t you think Frank should get a haircut?“
Past retirement age CEO: What did he say about my hair?
Entire office: Frank hasn’t said anything about your hair!
(phone rings)
Past retirement age CEO, answering phone: Hello, Frank speaking – I mean, Graham speaking.

London
England

Overheard by: Who’s Frank?

The Government’s Alternative to Medicare

Middle-aged woman #1: I didn’t get any vacation time this year because I was so busy with my mother.
Middle-aged woman #2: How is your mother doing? Does she have anyone to talk to? Like friends or anyone?
Middle-aged woman #1: Well, yes, but the problem is that all the 85-year-old men want is phone sex.
20-something girl: Well, there’s something to look forward to.

Midtown Building
New York City, New York