fogey


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someone whose style is out of fashion

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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.
Asked by a reporter what headline best summed it up Watson replied: "The old fogey almost did it.
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.
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.
Also, please spare the embarrassment of an 81-year-old absent-minded old fogey by not printing my name and address
Maureen Messent was right - it's about time that old fogey (my mom calls him that and she's 83) Bruce Forsyth retired.
The young radical had become an old fogey, at least in the eyes of his successors.
You know you are an old fogey when you try to open a car park barrier with a dry-cleaning ticket" - Former model Jilly Johnson, now 58.
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.