wrinklies


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wrinklies

(ˈrɪŋklɪz)
pl n
(Sociology) informal derogatory old people
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I was criticising Mr Watts for his homily that only the young had any right to vote and the wrinklies should be excluded because they had no future in our country.
In addition to the original projects that are still running extremely successfully, Wendy also now leads a parent and toddler group (Little Lambs), an adult cooking club, an adult craft session (making items to sell for fundraising), a senior citizens' lunch club (Worth Wrinklies), a drop-in and chat morning and a number of one-off community events such as family barbecues, fun days, trips out to the zoo, seaside and theatre, and fundraising events.
WHATEVER your age, Christmas is a time for hope, for dreams, and for memories and in my 88th year I invite my fellow wrinklies to join me in thanking the Almighty for having lived at a time in our history when hope and dreams were in abundance, with memories to savour.
The trouble is that even this veteran of the advertising and media industry is now being seen as passe, as old media, and as traditional fare, more fit for wrinklies than your digitally-savvy consumer.
Wrinklies detective drama NEW TRICKS is pensioned off by BBC bosses after it was criticised by its own cast for not being as good as it used to be.
And they say life is too short to worry about how they look in the buff for The Wrinklies 2015 photo shoot.
These leaf-shedding monsters are beyond a joke so when a couple of aged wrinklies, my wife and I, have the back-break-, break ing task of collecting the green debris we ask ourselves who owns these wooden delights.
Excuse me while I take a large pinch of salt, but are there really so many wrinklies and handicapped people so strapped for cash that they cannot a"ord their own fares?
We need young, hardworking immigrants to help keep free-loading indigenous wrinklies like myself.
Seven million viewers were hooked as love-struck wrinklies Alan and Celia, both in their seventies, rediscovered their love for each other, 60 years after first meeting.
Yes, I was one of many old, baldly wrinklies and their partners and it was an afternoon performance I suppose, to make sure they would not be late for bed!
The evening features a lively set of Americana, folk and bluegrass from the band that rejoices in the name Revenge Of The Wrinklies.