My inner fogey
still thinks kids these days have it easy, though.
Do you have to be an old fogey
to appreciate that Sean and Paddy operated in an era when men were men?
30pm) He may look like an old fogey
but actually he's got a passion for technology.
YOU can see what Prince Charles is thinking: "How come an old fogey
like Brucie gets a hottie like Wilnelia, and I end up with Mrs Doubtfire?
is still fogey
WORLD OPEN Eurosport, 7pm SNOOKER history will be made at the World Open today when Igor Figueiredo becomes the first Brazilian to play in a ranking event, but don't expect the 13-5 shot to cause a last-64 upset against baize baron Mark Williams, writes Michael Brear.
THOSE OF US WHO ARE SIGNED-UP MEMBERS of the Old Fogey
Tendency are frequently heard to complain that young people today don't learn enough dates--and that without them it is impossible to gain the essential grounding in chronology that is essential to the development of true historical understanding.
I am a civilised oldish fogey
who goes to the library to escape the mayhem.
Suddenly, however, it was the age of the nerd warrior, like Matthew Broderick in WarGames, outthinking renegade computer programs and the fogey
military planners who didn't understand the dangerous power of technology.
Those of us who belong to the old fogey
faction believe that and are sometimes shocked and a tad offended to see Massgoers looking too ready for the beach or a walk in the woods, even in a downtown parish.
On a single day a few weeks back, I was able to catch Spike Lee attack the film biz and hear young fogey
Jedediah Purdy discourse on the importance of being way too earnest.
Old dance fogeys
in my young day were forever saying that dance was in a bad way--you should have seen Diaghilev, they would mutter into their straggly beards--and now, an old dance fogey
myself, I am shrewdly aware that I may well be traditionally lamenting the snows that always melt each and every yesteryear.
Nadir's wife, Nur "You know you are an old fogey
when you try to open a car park barrier with a dry-cleaning ticket.
I know I'm at risk of sounding like an old fogey
but Celebrity Big Brother, for a start, is well past its sell-by date.
Sometimes young fogeys
secretly wish for a baby fogey
In a few weeks' time I will be 38 and though I am not really that bothered about getting older, I don't want to turn into an old fogey
before my time.