The Interpreter: A 20-Something to 40-Something Dictionary – Scary Mommy

The Interpreter: A 20-Something to 40-Something Dictionary

25-year-old: Dude, I can’t eat those spicy wings. I’ll have serious garlic breath, and I’m going out tonight.

The Interpreter: A 20-Something to 40-Something Dictionary©missmeng/flickr

45-year-old: Dude, I can’t eat those spicy wings. They’ll really fire up my reflux.

25: So, did you hook up with that hot chick?

45: So, did you get the 30-year-fixed-rate jumbo loan?

25: Did he take you somewhere romantic for dinner?

45: Did you eat at the dinner table instead of the coffee table?

25: My roommate is such a slob. She leaves her clothes everywhere.

45: Honey, where are my pants?

25: I’m so tired. I didn’t go to bed until 4 a.m.

45: I’m so tired. I woke up at 4 a.m. and couldn’t get back to sleep.

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25: I can’t believe they make me put 6 percent of my income into a stupid 401k. I won’t need it for, like, a hundred years.

45: I can’t believe I only contributed 6 percent of my income all these years. What was I thinking? We’ll never survive on this.

25: My boss is so lame.

45: My boss is so young.

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