What is a Senior Citizen?? (or old Sailor)

A Senior Citizen is one who was
here before; The pill, Television,
frozen foods, contact lenses, credit
cards and before man walked on
the Moon.
For us, ‘Time sharing’ meant
togetherness not holiday homes.
A ‘Chip’ meant a small sliver of
wood. Hardware meant nuts and
bolts. Software wasn’t even a
We got married first then lived
together and thought ‘Cleavage’
was something the butcher did.
A ‘Stud’ was something that
fastened a collar to a shirt and
‘Going all the way’ meant staying
on a double decker to the bus
We thought ‘Fast food’ was what
you ate in Lent, a ‘Big Mac’ was an
oversized raincoat and ‘crumpet’
we had for tea.
In our day ‘Grass’ was mown, ‘Pot’
was something you cooked in,
‘Coke’ was kept in the coal shed
and a ‘Joint’ was cooked on
We are today’s Senior Citizens. A
hardy bunch when you think how
the World has changed.
Cheers and keep reading.

About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.
This entry was posted in family, veterans and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.