What should those whippersnappers cal...

What should those whippersnappers call us?

There are 3 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from May 18, 2009, titled What should those whippersnappers call us?. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

Recently somebody asked me if I thought the term "senior citizen" was offensive.

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Fort Huachuca, AZ

#1 May 18, 2009
I always thought geezer applied to men only. So what do you call the "older" women? I'm in that 55 group - memory left about 20 years ago (see what I mean?). It definitely wouldn't be polite to call them "old ladies" you would surely get bashed on the head or "boxed ears". This is fun. G-d Bless

Richmond, VA

#2 May 18, 2009
How about lucky? At least you will get your social security check before it becomes insolvent.
goose and gander

Hampton, VA

#3 May 18, 2009
to DSC...how about "geezerette"?

also, for all awaiting there is the term.."geezerhood". hey, wonder if they have any homes there?

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