You Know You’re Not a Kid Anymore When…




You're asleep, but others worry that you're dead.

You can live without sex but not without glasses.

Your back goes out more than you do.

You quit trying to hold your stomach in, no matter who walks into the room.

You buy a compass for the dash of your car.

You are proud of your lawnmower.

Your best friend is dating someone half his age...and isn't breaking any laws.

You call Olan Mills before they call you.

Your arms are almost too short to read the newspaper.

You sing along with the elevator music.

You would rather go to work than stay home sick.

You constantly talk about the price of gasoline.

You enjoy hearing about other people's operations.

You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge.

People call at 9:00 pm and ask, "Did I wake you?"

You have a dream about prunes.

You answer a question with, "Because I said so!"

You send money to PBS.

You still buy records, and you think a CD is a certificate of deposit.

The end of your tie doesn't come anywhere near the top of your pants.

You take a metal detector to the beach.

You wear black socks with sandals.

You know what the word "equity" means.

You can't remember the last time you lay on the floor to watch television.

Your ears are hairier than your head.

You talk about "good grass", and you're referring to someone's lawn.

You get into a heated argument about pension plans.

You got cable for the weather channel.

You can go bowling without drinking.

You have a party, and the neighbors don't even realize it.


Your biggest concern about dancing is falling.

You no longer laugh at Preparation H commercials.

You tell the barber to comb it over the best he can.

Chihuahua weighs more than 25 pounds.

You read the obituaries daily.

Digestion is a consideration when reading a menu.

You are alarmed by how young your doctor is.

You wear knee high stockings with everything.

You find no humor in bladder control jokes.

You can't climb a tree... even with a ladder.

You play golf with your wife.

You don't like to drive after dark.

Nobody ever tells you to slow down.


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