Friday, March 24, 2006

Elderly Funnies

*sigh* My sister sent me this depressingly understandable set of quotes. Fortunately she's my OLDER sister....

Wys

--- I felt like my body had gotten totally out of shape, so I got my doctor's permission to join a fitness club and start exercising. I decided to take an aerobics class for seniors. I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down, and perspired for an hour. But, by the time I got my leotards on, the class was over.

--- Reporters interviewing a 104-year-old woman: "And what do you think is the best thing about being 104?" the reporter asked. She simply replied, "No peer pressure."

--- The nice thing about being senile is you can hide your own Easter eggs.** - My favourite!

--- Just before the funeral services, the undertaker came up to the very elderly widow and asked, "How old was your husband?" "98," she replied. "Two years older than me." "So you're 96," the undertaker commented. She responded, "Hardly worth going home, is it?

--- An elderly woman decided to prepare her will and told her preacher she had two final requests. First, she wanted to be cremated, and second, she wanted her ashes scattered over Wal-Mart. "Wal-Mart?" the preacher exclaimed. "Why Wal-Mart?" "Then I'll be sure my daughters visit me twice a week."

--- My memory's not as sharp as it used to be. Also, my memory's not as sharp as it used to be.

--- I've still got it, but nobody wants to see it.

--- It's scary when you start making the same noises as your coffee maker.

--- These days about half the stuff in my shopping cart says, "For fast relief."

--- I've tried to find a suitable exercise video for women my age, but they haven't made one called "Buns of Putty."

--- Don't think of it as getting hot flushes. Think of it as your inner child playing with matches.

--- Don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up!

--- Remember: You don't stop laughing because you grow old, You grow old because you stop laughing.

--- THE SENILITY PRAYER : Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

2 Comments:

At 1:26 PM, Blogger Sarah O. said...

Wys, as you may know because of my publicity campaign, yesterday was my birthday. I'm close to your age. I'm also in denial about my age but that's been the norm since I turned 20.

These quotes are wonderful.

Oh, God, I never thought I'd start appreciating old people humor.

 
At 3:16 PM, Blogger wysiwyg said...

Its a sign, Scat, its a sign.....

 

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