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Wondrous Words #175

Welcome to Wondrous Words Wednesday – the day we celebrate new words that have come into our consciousness. These words can, and do, come from everywhere. This time it was in an email message from my husband, Jay.

Jay sent me a list of aphorisms. A list of what? It turns out aphorisms are pithy observations that contain a general truth. Here is Jay’s list of aphorisms. I think you’ll get the idea from these examples.

  •  Why is it that at class reunions you feel younger than everyone else looks?
  • I’ve reached the age where ‘happy hour’ is a nap.
  • Do you realize that, in about 40 years, we’ll have thousands of old ladies running around with tattoos? (And rap music will be the Golden Oldies!)
  • Money can’t buy happiness — but somehow it’s more comfortable to cry in a Cadillac than in a Yugo.
  • After 60, if you don’t wake up aching in every joint, you’re probably dead.
  • Always be yourself because the people that matter don’t mind . . . . and the ones that mind don’t matter.
  • No one ever says “It’s only a game” when their team is winning.
Wondrous Words Wednesday is a meme created and sponsored by Kathy at Bermuda Onion. Be sure to visit her for more new words.

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