Stuck in the Middle

According to a recent British survey, people think so-called “middle age” comes a lot later in life, if it comes at all. Respondents also came up with a list of signs that you’ve hit the milestone. Here are some samples: Hating noisy pubs, getting more hairy around your ears, eyes and nose, choosing clothes for comfort rather than style, groaning when you bend down, forgetting people’s names, and talking a lot about your ailments. According to this list, I’ve been middle aged since I was twelve.

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