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Old farts!!!!

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AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 28 Apr 2013 17:22

OLD FART PRIDE
I'm passing this on as I did not want to be the only old fart receiving it. Actually, it's not a bad thing to be called, as you will see.
•Old Farts are easy to spot at sporting events; during the playing of the National Anthem. Old Farts remove their caps and stand at attention and sing without embarrassment. They know the words and believe in them.
•Old Farts remember World War II, Pearl Harbour , Guadalcanal , Normandy, England, Hitler & the Japs. They remember the Atomic Age, the Korean War, The Cold War, the Jet Age and the Moon Landing. They remember the 50 plus Peacekeeping Missions from 1945 to 2005, not to mention Vietnam .
•If you bump into an Old Fart on the footpath he will apologize. If you pass an Old Fart on the street, he will nod or tip his cap to a lady. Old Farts trust strangers and are courtly to women.
•Old Farts hold the door for the next person and always, when walking, make certain the lady is on the inside for protection.
•Old Farts get embarrassed if someone curses in front of women and children and they don't like any filth or dirty language on TV or in movies.
•Old Farts have moral courage and personal integrity. They seldom brag unless it's about their children or grandchildren.
•It's the Old Farts who know our great country is protected, not by politicians, but by the young men and women in the military serving their country.

This country needs Old Farts with their work ethic, sense of responsibility, pride in their country and decent values.

We need them now more than ever.

Thank God for Old Farts!

Pass this on to all the "Old Farts" you know.

I was taught to respect my elders. It's just getting harder to find them.

Wend

Wend Report 28 Apr 2013 17:30

Thankyou Ann. I've passed it on to 'im indoors. :-D <3

terryj

terryj Report 28 Apr 2013 17:32

thank god for that
i'm only half an old fart
still life in the old dog

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 28 Apr 2013 18:31

How true!!!!

Frederick

Frederick Report 28 Apr 2013 22:52


Thanks for that Ann, nice to be recognized.

!! Parp !! oops Pardon.

F.

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 29 Apr 2013 00:18

Oh for more of them!!.... A dying breed I'm afraid :-(

Not sure if I agree with all the definitions but overall it is so nice to meet up with a courteous man ... or woman, pleasantry costs nothing and makes life so much more bearable when times are tough :-)

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 29 Apr 2013 00:20

Thanks for that

I'll pass it on to all the Old Pharts I know :-D

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 29 Apr 2013 01:26

Recognition!.............at last
Bob

Ive got the baseball cap saying
Old fart
and er indoors has got one saying

Old farts wife!!

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 29 Apr 2013 01:31

Ya Know, when I was young you looked up to Coppers and respected them, for one thing they were tall.....they had to be.....

now they look like kids just out of school............
Bob