If he didn’t, he should have.

Got the following in an email from a woman friend. I don’t know if Andy Rooney really said it, since I couldn’t find the citation thru a search, and it seems as though Andy Rooney is being miscredited with saying a lot of other stuff lately. But if he didn’t say it, he should have:
Andy Rooney says…. “As I grow in age, I value women who are over 40 most of all. Here are just a few reasons why:
An over 40 woman will never wake you in the middle of the night to ask, “What are you thinking?” She doesn’t care what you think.
If an over 40 woman doesn’t want to watch the game, she doesn’t sit around whining about it. She does something she wants to do. And it’s usually something more interesting.
An over 40 woman knows herself well enough to be assured in who she is, what she is, what she wants, and from whom. Few women past the age of 40 give a darn what you might think about her or what she’s doing.
An over 40 woman usually has had her fill of “meaningful relationships” and commitment.” The last thing she wants in her life is another dopey, clingy, whiny, dependent lover.
Over 40 women are dignified. They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in the middle of an expensive restaurant. Of course, if you deserve it, they won’t hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it.
Over 40 women are generous with praise, often undeserved. They know what it’s like to be unappreciated.
An over 40 woman has the self-assurance to introduce you to her women friends. A younger woman with a man will often ignore even her best friend because she doesn’t trust the guy with other women. A woman over
40 woman couldn’t care less if you’re attracted to her friends because she knows her friends won’t betray her.
Women get psychic as they age. You never have to confess your sins to an over 40 woman. They always know.
An over 40 woman looks good wearing bright red lipstick. This is not true of younger women.
Over 40 women are forthright and honest. They’ll tell you right off you are a jerk if you are acting like one. You don’t ever have to wonder where you stand with her.
Yes, we praise over 40 women for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it’s not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed hot woman of 40+, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year-old waitress.
Ladies, I apologize. Andy Rooney

And when we get to be over 60, we’re even smarter and sassier. Oh Yeah!

One thought on “If he didn’t, he should have.

  1. Oh, I just love this! (Especially the last one…just saw Drew Carey on Leno talking about his 23 year old fiancee. My husband and I looked at each other. I was too dumbfounded for words. And Himself knew better than to comment. But I’m pretty sure I recognized the smirk on his face as that one that belongs to: “Way to go, old man!”)

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