Thursday, January 27, 2011

23 similarities between children and the elderly

  1. They tell you exactly what they think

  2. You don’t want to be stuck at the cinema with them because they'll talk through the whole thing

  3. They need a daily routine

  4. You can’t talk to them when their shows are on

  5. They think you don’t know anything about anything

  6. They fall over a lot

  7. They don’t have to go to work

  8. They get grumpy when they’re tired

  9. You don’t like their music, and they sure as hell aren’t going to tolerate yours

  10. They don’t remember what you said to them five minutes ago

  11. They go to bed early and wake up before the rest of civilised society

  12. They can’t walk long distances and you will end up pushing them around in some kind of wheeled device

  13. You have to explain new technology to them

  14. They like caravans

  15. They need to pee every two seconds

  16. You have to remind them to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’

  17. They need help getting out of the bath

  18. They may not have any teeth

  19. They may not have any hair

  20. They need help crossing the street

  21. They are really good at getting you to do things for them

  22. You can’t hide your embarrassment when they loudly point out someone who is overweight/missing a limb/of a different ethnicity to them

  23. They are dangerous behind the wheel of a car


Julia said...

i love the aqua blue curls

Lauren Brown said...

You need that attention to detail. It makes the picture look more realistic.

Mad-Molly-The-Grim said...

So true

Daniel said...

Thank you. So helpful and thoughtful.