Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Quadragenarian

A quadragenarian is someone who's between 40 and 49 years old.

Here's an example.

26 comments:

  1. Hi Patsy - do wish you wouldn't remind us!! Age is a sore topic!! But the idea of being a Quadragenarian sounds fun ... and I think you're living that way ... cheers Hilary

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    1. I decided I've left it a bit late to grow up, Hilary - so I'm not going to bother.

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    1. There must be a word for what you are now, Alex. I'll look it up.

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  3. I'm nearer to being a sexagenarian, which does sound like fun ;-)

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  4. An ugly word for a very attractive woman, if I may say.

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    1. You surprised I made it this far, Oscar?

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  6. I call that the good ol' days - now that I'm a sexagenarian

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    1. I'd better make the most of them then, Neil.

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    1. Sorry if I posted this a little too late, Maggie.

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  8. I can't even begin to pronounce quadragenarian.

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    1. You could start your econd childhood incredibly early, Rosemary.

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    1. No? I thought we were the same age. I must have made that up.

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  11. I wasn't aware of that, Patsy, and I'm definitely past that stage!

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    1. I was a long way through before I realised there was a term for it, Rosemary.

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  12. I too have passed that stage. My mother's doctor used to say that age is biological not chronological!

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    1. I like to think it's emotional, Linda. That way I can stay young.

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Thanks so much for commenting!