What age comes to mind when someone is mentioned as being “old”? That age keeps getting older as we move closer to it, so this is a fascinating question. When we are young, we may consider someone in their 30s to be old, but when we are 50 or older, we consider someone in their 70s to be still relatively young.
Many people have a misperception about “old” people, which is that as you get older, you start to lose the zest for life. This 70-year-old widow disproves that theory by placing a husband-wanted ad in the newspaper.
A lonely 70-year-old widow decided that it was time to marry again… She put an ad in the local newspaper that read:
“Husband wanted! Must be in my age group, must not beat me, must not run around on me, and must still be good in bed. All applicants please apply in person.”
The following day, she heard the doorbell. Much to her dismay, she opened the door to see a gray-haired gentleman sitting in a wheelchair. He had no arms or legs.
“You’re not really asking me to consider you, are you?” the widow asked: “Just look at you – you have no legs!”
The old gent smiled: “Therefore, I cannot run around on you!”
“You don’t have any arms either!” she snorted.
Again, the old man smiled: “Therefore, I can never beat you!”
She raised an eyebrow and asked intently: “Are you still good in bed?”
The old man leaned back, beamed a big smile, and said: “I rang the doorbell, didn’t I?”