How to be cool when you're afraid you've forgotten how . . .
Sure, you can try to stay younger by exercising, coloring your hair, and wearing stylish clothes—but how do you respond when someone asks, "Do you Twitter?" How Not to Act Old gives you simple ways to come back from over the hill and to act as young as you look.
Covering everything from old-people entertainment (cancel that dinner party!) to old-people communication (it's called a "voice mail," not a "message," and no one leaves or listens to them anyway), Pamela Redmond Satran decodes the behaviors, viewpoints, and cultural touchstones that separate you from the hip young person you wish you still were. This irreverent guide is essential for anyone who doesn't want to embarrass their kids—or themselves.
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She observes that the young do not wear watches—maybe because it would cover up the tattoo?—and that “the naked wrist has become as emblematic of youth as ungray hair and a perky butt.” She also passes along the skinny from her 19-year-old son that the best way to get someone around his age to re...Jul 31 2009 | Read Full Review of How Not to Act Old
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