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"So, how long have you been old?"
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'This is an 'old person', or if you want to use the more technical term, a 'bedblocker'.'
"Oh, my God. Old people."
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'Oh, you'll love working here. Nobody treats you any differently just becuase of your age, race, or gender.'
"This time you can start over without the hubris of youth."
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"For your vet bills alone we can hire two pups."
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"What's gray and dumpy and sits on a park bench?"
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'I had my vet put down. He was over 23!'
"I better go. The grandkids are euthanizing Doris + me tonight."
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"Sorry 008, nothing for you again..."
'The worst thing about getting old is having to your childrens' advice.'
"Mr. Stephenson is the subject of a widely anticipated obituary."
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"For someone your age, the yearly premium on a $5,000 policy is $8,000."
"Working with the elderly can be challenging... They can be bad tempered and curmudgeonly. I never ask him for anything until he's had his nap!"
"But you're broken, now we need to bring in some young people."
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"Working with the elderly presents a LOT of problems...but she's not allowed to retire until she's 83!"
"They don't have the secrets to anything - they're just old."
"Isn't it a little late in life for you to be coming up with new ideas?"
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"Now that the Default Retirement Age has been scrapped we can't get rid of him just because he's a bit old."
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"You're over 50. While we appreciate your past contributions, we need to put them behind us and move on."
Tags:ageism, ageist, ageists, age discrimination, getting older, aging, ageing, loyalty, early retirement, early retirements, obsolete, forced out of a job, new management, millennials, secession, succession planning, out to pasture, management, track record, contributions, moving on, forced retirement, forced retirements, office politics, boom to bust, handing over the reins
"Working with the elderly requires significant capital investment....ramps, high raise chairs, alarms."
"If they do let anyone go I don't think age will be a consideration. You shouldn't kill yourself trying to look younger than you are."
It can be taken up at any age....
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"And I think we can set the age limitations aside."
'The young pup not only knows new tricks, he'll do them at a third of your salary."
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