Oh good lord.
Heaven preserve us ...
Like obvs I'm too old to be travelling with proper commuters too and have to be offered a seat by, like a really young girl. And like I have to take it too because of the pity in her eyes. (PS I ran up the escalator past her, when we got off at the same station.)
Never turn down the offer of a seat, Lucille, it's the only advantage to having grey hair! I can only admire your ability to run up escalators!
As they say, youth is wasted on the young ...
Perhaps those young girls should come over to my side of the Pond where they would quickly learn why a lot of older people are still working beyond retirement age: it's called "to feed themselves, their children, and sometimes even providing childcare and other necessities for the grandchildren.
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