You Say Senior, I Say Geezer

We always love reading The Prop, who is a town councilman in an unnamed town in New Jersey. His anonymity allows him to go straight to the nut(s) of local politics. Maybe it’s not one of the towns in Greater Baristaville, but we have a feeling that what happens there will happen here soon enough. So watch out for bands of agitating seniors the aged retired persons old farts active mature adults.

Then it was off to a meeting with representatives of the town “senior citizens” in a public forum. First off, it turns out they don’t like the word “senior”, although I was under the impression that was the result of several spasms of political correctness over the years. When asked what they preferred there was no consensus. One suggestion was “Active Mature Adult”, which almost no one liked. I prefer “geezer” myself, but that’s just me.

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