Old people are grumpy, crotchety, doddering, decrepit, depressed, depressing, over the hill, all washed up, and unable or unwilling to learn new skills. They've seen better days. They're set in their ways. They're sexless. tired, irregular, paranoid, and neurotic, And, of course, they're all alike. - Elderly stereotype, circa the Pepsi Generation. If you think you're living in the land of the free and the home of the unbiased, take a glance at the billboards or stay by the TV set during the commercials. "Milk has something for, every body," the commercial says, but the "body" is always young, male and Apollonian, or young, female and voluptuous – above all young. Even the most sedate sedan must be sold by a slithering, sensuous seductress, The hoary head, however, hawks nothing but hair color, and the aged body sells nothing but laxatives.
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