You Know You're Fifty When

You Know You're Fifty When

by Richard Smith

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Approaching the half-century milestone? Know someone who is?
Richard Smith’s wildly popular books have made America laugh about everything from wedding-night jitters to weight loss. Now he turns his comic talent to a subject he’s experienced himself: climbing the half-century hill.
Over the next fifteen years, 52 million Gen Xers will celebrate their fiftieth birthdays. Whether you’re about to hit the big Five-O or already have your AARP card, there are certain signs that you can’t ignore. Because even if you feel like you’re at the top of your game, you know you’re 50 when . . .
• Your main form of aerobic exercise is getting up to find the remote
• You think a mosh pit is something found at the center of an exotic fruit
• “Performance anxiety” refers to golf . . . and bingo night
• You read obituaries not to see who died but how long they lived
• Twice in one night refers to bathroom visits
So go ahead and spend your kid’s inheritance on a Porsche (and liposuction so you can fit into it)—you’ve got another 50 years to go!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307788917
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/30/2011
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Richard Smith is a New York Times bestselling author whose books and calendars appear in many languages. His works include The Dieter's Guide to Weight Loss During Sex, Your Cat's Just Not That Into You, You Know You're 60 When . . ., Everything I Need to Know I Learned from My Dog, and the Bad Cat calendar series. He enjoys spearfishing, long walks, and agriculture.

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