No.728 歳をとるのはいいことだ The Benefits of Aging

アメリカのおじいちゃんおばあちゃんはパワフルですからね。車もがんがん乗り回すし、インターネットも使いこなすし。こういうウィットに富んだネタがぽんぽん出てくるような、がははと笑ってジョークにしちゃえるような、余裕綽々なおばあちゃんになりたいものです。


The Benefits of Aging

01. Kidnappers are not very interested in you.

02. In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first.

03. No one expects you to run--anywhere.

04. People call at 9 pm and ask, did I wake you?

05. People no longer view you as a hypochondriac.
* hypochondriac: 心気症(体のわずかな異常への誤解から、異常も病気も見つからないにも関わらず、自分が今重い病気にかかっているのではないかと思い込む病気)

06. There is nothing left to learn the hard way.

07. Things you buy now won't wear out.

08. You can eat supper at 4 pm.

09. You might live without sex but not your glasses.

10. You get into heated arguments about pension plans.

11. You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge.

12. You quit trying to hold your stomach in no matter who walks into the room.
* hold in one's stomach: おなかを引っ込める、おなかの出っ張りを気にする

13. You sing along with elevator music.

14. Your eyes won't get much worse.

15. Your investment in health insurance is finally beginning to pay off.

16. Your joints are more accurate meteorologists than the national weather service.

17. Your secrets are safe with your friends because they can't remember them either.

18. Your supply of brain cells is finally down to manageable size.

19. You can't remember who sent you this list.
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by shina_pooh_at_sfo | 2009-08-14 13:59 | へんなもの


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