[Ads-l] Of age (P.S.)

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Feb 8 17:10:22 EST 2017


And not meaning "able/permitted to marry, have sex, etc."

Joel


      From: Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
 To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
 Sent: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:59 PM
 Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Of age (P.S.)
   
> On Feb 8, 2017, at 2:31 PM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Heard on the news - Edward James Olmos discussing the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards refers to older people as - "people of age" - in the same way "people of color" is used.
> 
Or maybe a reduction of the traditional euphemism “of a certain age”?

LH
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