"He's a curmudgeon now, but he used to be just a mean old bastard."
"I want some flowers that say 'Here, have some friggin' flowers.'"
"You don't seem to match the photograph on this license. I'm afraid I'm going to have to ask you to smile."
"Oh, God! Here comes little Miss Perky."
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"They're all sons of bitches."
"Another p**s and vinegar?"
Tags:bartender, bartenders, expression, expressions, aggressive, aggressiveness, aggressive energy, old man, old men, elderly man, elderly men, age, ageing, getting on, getting old, still got it, old curmudgeon, old curmudgeons, anger, angry, grump, grumps, grumpy, grouch, grouches, grouchy, alcohol, bar, pub
God sits, wearing a shirt that says "O.M.G."
"That's the best you can do - 'Time to call the gutter man'?"
"You should take it easy for a while, Mr. Harner. You've been infected by the virus of hate."
Tags:hate, hatred, anger, furious, curmudgeon, curmudgeons, curmudgeonly, grump, grumps, grumpy, enraged, diagnose, diagnoses, diagnosing, diagnosed, examination, examinations, medical exam, medical exams, irate, irritate, irritates, irritating, irritation, irritations, personality, personality type, personality types, virus, viruses
"There has been a sharp increase in his cantankerousness."
Tags:cantankerous, doctor, doctors, old age, grow old, growing old, crotchety, old man, old men, grump, grumps, grumpy, grumpiness, surly, temper, tantrum, tantrums, pain in the butt, diagnosis, diagnose, diagnosing, appointment, appointments, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, old age pensioner, pensioner, pensioners
"Mr. Stephenson is the subject of a widely anticipated obituary."
Tags:obituary, uobituaries, trophy wife, trophy wives, old man, old men, grump, grumpy, grumps, hateful, bigot, bigots, ageism, ageist, widely-anticipated, article, articles, cocktail party, cocktail parties, insult, insults, insulting, rude, rudeness, dying, enemy, enemies, hatred, hatreds, old hatred, worst enemy, worst enemies, frenemy, frenemies, cutting, comment, comments, introduction, introductions, introduce, introducing, party, parties
"I was proud of you tonight. You were just hostile enough."
Tags:hostile, hostility, unkind, socially awkward, social awkwardness, surly, grump, grumpy, grumpiness, grumps, surliness, unfriendly, rude, rudeness, party, parties, guest, guests, antisocial, proud, pride, introvert, introverts, introverted, introversion, husband, husbands, wife, wives, partying, unsociable, dinner, dinners, dinner party, dinner parties
"Harry's mood stabilized in '78, and it hasn't budged since."
Tags:grump, grumps, grumpy, crank, cranks, cranky, out of sorts, mood, moods, moody, anger, angry, furious, grouch, grouches, grouchy, husband, husbands, grandfather, grandfathers, grandparent, grandparents, mood stabiliser, mood stabilisers, mood stabilizers, mood stabilizer, stable, stablization, stablisation, set in his ways, old man, old men, old guy, old guys, scowl, scowls, scowling
"Mrs. Gilray says women aren't going to take it anymore. Pass it on."
Tags:patriarchy, patriarchal, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, stand up, stands up, standing up, feminist, feminists, feminism, fight back, fights back, fighting back, old folks, old folks home, old folks homes, retirement community, retirement communities, threat to the patriarchy, threats to the patriarchy, patriarchal society, patriarchal societies, grump, grumps, grumpy, revolution, revolutions
Med Alert: Heart Condition, Diabetes, BP/Sugar Meds, Cantankerous.
"When I was your age we didn't have mouths."
Tags:grandparent, grandparents, grandkid, grandkids, grandchild, family life, family-life, chewing, table manners, childhood obesity, fat epidemic, obesity epidemic, dinner manners, junk food, fast food, generation gap, generation gaps, modern childhood, young people today, reminiscing, reminiscent, memory lane, grumpy, grump, grumps, grouchy, old men, old man, pensioner, pensioners, oap, oaps, nostalgia, senior, seniors, citizen, citizens
"A charm offensive—why didn't I think of that?"
Tags:charm offensive, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, intimidating, intimidate, domineer, domineering, threatening, grump, grumps, grumpy, unpleasant, unpleasantness, creative, creativity, idea, ideas, charm, charming, oblivious, obliviousness
"If you are amenable to that offer, I am prepared to respond with this facial expression."
Tags:amenable, offer, offers, facial expression, facial expressions, frown, frowns, frowning, negotiation, negotiations, business negotiation, business negotiations, expression, expressions, breakthrough, breakthroughs, deal, deals, business deal, business deals, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.o.s, upper management, executive, executives, businessman, businessmen, smile, smiles, happy, happiness, grump, grumps, grumpy
"Lately, everything has been getting on his nerves, Doctor. The credit people, the flooded basement, Mother's complaining about not getting enough zinc, Jimmy Carter. . ."
Help the Humorless
Tags:killjoy, killjoys, humorless, humourless, unhappy, unhappiness, grump, grumps, grumps, first world problems, homeless, homelessness, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, beggar, beggars, begging, social inequality, inequality, grouch, grouches, grouchy, sleeping rough, rough sleeper, rough sleepers, poverty gap
Uncle Murray Weekly
"There's old Fuchburg's harrumph. Right on time."
Tags:ageing, getting old, getting older, old man, old men, elderly man, elderly men, grumpy, grump, grumps, disillusioned, disillusionment, complain, complaining, harrumph, old timer, old timers, old-timer, old-timers, social club, social clubs, private socail club, gentlemans club, gentlemens club, gentleman's club, gentlemen's club, oap, oaps, old age pensioners, old age pensioner, pensioner, pensioners
"Damn it, Wilbur, that's our bench!"
Tags:bench, benches, park bench, park benches, territory, territories, territorial, old man, old person, old people, small town, small towns, tourist, tourists, tourism, complain, complains, entitled, entitlement, entitlement complex, entitlement complexes, unwelcome, visitor, visitors, visiting, thoughtless, sit, sits, sitting, relax, relaxes, relaxing, grumpy old man, grumpy old men, grumpy, grump, grumps