Do These Words Make Me Look Old?

As if it isn’t tough enough hiding the gray and shelling out for anti-aging creams, now we have to block out our pasts.

Horatio Alger: 19th century American author who specialized in juvenile fiction featuring underprivileged citizens who rise, through hard work and moral fortitude, to middle class comfort.

Carry Coals to Newcastle
: To contribute something not needed, ie, to bring coals to Newcastle on Tyne, England’s prime coal-mining area.

Go to Hell in a Handbasket: Who the hell knows? But it’s probably not a good thing.

Susan Toepfer posts regularly at The Bumpy Ride, trueslant.com/susantoepfer/

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