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What to say instead of "old" ?

 
Ellen Zhao
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Am going to send some present to a friend who is 60+, I want to say "...is good for old people ..." but want to use some word which is more comfortable and polite than old. What should I say then? aged? ageful? veteran? or...? Thanks in advance.
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Ellen
[ May 21, 2003: Message edited by: Ellen Zhao ]
 
Don Kiddick
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chronologically challenged ?
experienced ?
 
Cindy Glass
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"vintage"
"mature"
the french would say "of a certain age"
 
Jason Menard
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I'm not sure if there is a polite way to phrase it in this context.
 
R K Singh
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I dont know what kind of relation you have with him, I mean respected one or friendship.. if it is friendship, then I would have written .. "a perfect gift for young people like you."
 
John Lee
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in sports, people like to say: experienced, senior, veteran...
 
Randall Twede
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don't say anything about age. say "I hope you will find this useful" or something like that
 
Ellen Zhao
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Thank you very much for all your input above. The old sir is my friend, and the present is some food especially good for old people, I want to point it out, lest he sending the food to his grandson.

Regards,
Ellen
 
Ashish Hareet
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"Something thing/goodies for you to relish"
HTH
 
Randall Twede
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food especially good for old people

there must be something in particular that makes it good. like ..it is good for wrinkles...or whatever...just mention what it is good for...unless it's prunes :roll:
[ May 22, 2003: Message edited by: Randall Twede ]
 
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