Growing Old : At what age is a man considered an "OLD man"


Galbeau Saint Preux
Haitian men, let's talk about something... How OLD is OLD? At what age do you consider yourself an old man, a Grandpa? 40 years old? 50 years old? 60???

While listening to radio program in Haiti, a man specified that you become an old man, a "viellard," a "grandèt" in Haitian creole, once you hit the age of 50.

A 50 year old former candidate for president who was a guest in the show said: "Dont you dare call a young man like ma a granmounn!"

I look at my father who is in his 80's, he certainly is an old man. what about me in my 40's how much time to I have before I have?

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Jean Gerard Rhau There was a time back in the days where a 50 year old man was a granmoun, but not anymore. I am 58 years old and i feel like I am 40 years old. I do... see more
Reply · July 06 at 11:11 AM
Robert You may not consider yourself an old man but once you turn 40 you are over the hill. Here is the definition from urbandictionary.com over the hill... see more
Reply · June 24 at 12:55 PM

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