Tuesday, April 7, 2009

In praise of Women over 40!

(This was written by CBS news corespondent, Andy Rooney.)

As I grow in age, I value women over 40 most of all. Here are just a few reasons why:

A woman over 40 will never wake you in the middle of the night and ask, 'What are you thinking?'
She doesn't care what you think.

If a woman over 40 doesn't want to watch the game, she doesn't sit around whining about it. She does something she wants to do, and it's usually more interesting.

Women over 40 are dignified. They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in the middle of an expensive restaurant. Of course, if you deserve it, they won't hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it.

Older women are generous with praise, often undeserved.
They know what it's like to be unappreciated.
Women get psychic as they age.
You never have to confess your sins to a woman over 40.

Once you get past a wrinkle or two, a woman over 40 is far sexier than her younger counterpart.
Older women are forthright and honest.
They'll tell you right off if you are a jerk if you are acting like one.
You don't ever have to wonder where you stand with her.

Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons.
Unfortunately, it's not reciprocal .
For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40,
there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress.
Ladies, I apologize.
For all those men who say, 'Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?', here's an update for you.
Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage.
Because women realize it's not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!

"We love you Andy Rooney!!"
(but puh-leez do something about those eyebrows!)


Mary@Holy Mackerel said...

Oh yeaaaaah. To all of it.

Unknown said...

Love it! I'm close to 40!

Great Post!

Jill of All Trades said...

That is so funny. Oh and I'm way past that 40 mark...

Angela Tolsma said...

I LOVE your last three lines! Totally awesome

Katherine Roberts Aucoin said...

Amen to all of it!

Country Mouse, City Mouse said...

Almost there!

momof3girls said...

I agree with most of what he said - I am close to 40 and have nothing but praise for girls my age, but I have to ask what gray hair and wrinkles??? ( I could not live without my hair color-yikes! did I just admit that) from the very Vain momof3girls

Sue said...

Well over 50 and I totally agree. Can I borrow this?

Kay said...

This is fantastic. I do love Andy Rooney but I hadn't seen this one before. Thank you so much for your visit to my blog and your sweet comment. Have a wonderful time in Hawaii!!!

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