Dead Giveaways That You’re Over the Hill


There’s no shame in getting older. But sometimes you don’t realize you’re already over the hill. Here are 22 sure signs that your glory days are far behind you.

22. You Say “The Facebook” or “The Google”

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If you grew up before the internet was more than a twinkle in Tim Berners-Lee’s eye, then all this new-fangled technology can be a little intimidating. (I, for one, refuse to learn what a Snapchat is.) But if you add an article, such as “the” or “a”, to a tech word that doesn’t need it, you might just be over the hill.

21. You Think a Cruise Sounds Like a Good Idea

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Cruises are great, right? Plenty of time to relax by the pool, maybe get a spa treatment, and enjoy the splendors of a 24-hour, all-you-can-eat buffet. But there are only 3 types of people who go on cruises—college kids on spring break, families with young children, and retirees. Be honest with yourself…which category fits you best?