PsychicIt’s nearing the end 2016:  That’s more than two years further removed from 1985 than Marty McFly was in 1955 when he went Back to the Future. The original Karate Kid is now older than Mr. Miyagi was in the movie. And Home Alone was released closer to the moon landing than to now (thanks, Buzzfeed)

Ew…Feeling a little old?  Yeah, me too.  But if you don’t want to seem old, you’ve GOT to watch what you say! Here are just a few examples of statements and questions that I have heard out of my very own mouth (and from friends and acquaintances) in the past few weeks…all of which I think immediately age you:

  1. I like your thongs (meaning flip flops)
  2. I have never worn a thong (meaning underwear)
  3. You sound like a broken record (self explanatory)
  4. I’d like to pay cash for that
  5. I’m on The Facebook (or The Twitter, or The Google)
  6. We have to do “cyber” better (thanks, Donald Trump)
  7. My flip phone is just fine (no, it isn’t.)
  8. I hate f&*king computers! (that’s not allowed)
  9. I forgot my shopping list
  10. I don’t know how to use most of my apps
  11. What is Venmo?  (Please)
  12. Let me just check my watch
  13. How do I watch Showtime?
  14. I don’t drive at night
  15. What’s a Twitter handle?
  16. What is anime and manga?
  17. What’s the deal with this cold brew coffee?
  18. I just don’t have the stamina
  19. How do you find the time for Pinterest/Instagram?
  20. How can you read all of that on your phone????
  21. Just a minute- I need to find where that camera app is on my phone
  22. I’m going to pick up that delicious chocolate cake at Costcos
  23.  Can you teach me how to tape that show?
  24. LOL stands for Lots Of Love, right?
  25. All my friends are dead

What have you heard (or said) recently?  Please, feel free to add to my list…there’s plenty I missed!

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