Allow me to explain: We were talking about the word fresh. Fresh as in, "These vegetables are really fresh." However, growing up, I remember my mother and grandmother using the word fresh to describe a smart mouth. As in, "Don't you get fresh with me." This colleague very nicely tried to explain that fresh meaning naughty was an older term, and kids today (which should have been my first clue) might not get it. When he couldn't come up with the right words, he finally looked at me and said, "we're old."
Then, this afternoon, I came across this: Timeline Twins, Music and Movies. The teaser really grabbed me:
If Back to the Future were made today, Marty would have travelled back in time to 1980.
Boy, talk about making a girl feel old.
Listening to Michael Jackson's Thriller today is equivalent to listening to Elvis Presley's first album (1956) at the time of Thriller's release in 1982.
I'm not going to go spilling my age (there's just no need for that), but let's just say I'm old enough to remember listening to Thriller when it came out.
I'm not sure of the point of this post, except that misery loves company. Read the rest of Timeline Twins, and feel a little older with me.