Although no one has ever said that growing old is a zany laugh riot, humor certainly eases the path to and through one’s golden years. And here is a heaping dose of jokes and anecdotes (anecdotes for one’s anec-dotage, you might say) to lighten and brighten the day of anyone who’s reached that certain age. You and the special senior in your life will laugh at jokes about a wide range of subjects, including . . .
One-Liners: I’ve learned that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.” Andy Rooney Memory: A senior citizen driving on the highway received a cell phone call from his wife. Herman, be careful! I just heard on the radio that there was a madman driving the wrong way on Route 280!” The husband replied, I know, but there isn’t just onethere are hundreds!” Sex and the Senior: An eighty-two-year-old man went to his doctor for a physical. A few days later the doctor saw him walking down the street with a gorgeous young woman on his arm.
Several days later the doctor spoke to his patient and commented, You’re really doing great, aren’t you?”
The man replied, I’m just doing what you said, DocGet a hot mamma and be cheerful.’”
The doctor said, I didn't say that. I said, You’ve got a heart murmur. Be careful.’”
Belly Laughs is a lode” of fun for the young at heart of all ages, especially the golden age. Remember this bit of sage advice: If you laugh a lot, when you get older your wrinkles will be in the right places.”
Steven D. Price is the author or editor of more than forty books, including the bestselling The Whole Horse Catalog, the prize-winning The American Quarter Horse, The Quotable Horse Lover, and All the King’s Horses: The Story of the Budweiser Clydesdales. He lives in New York City, rides whenever and wherever he can, and numbers Don Burt among the finest horsemen he’s known.