Word up – Old

  • Same old, same old – stara bieda – an answer to the question: ‘How are you?’.
  • A chip off the old block – when a child demonstrates a skill his/her parents have.
  • An old fuddy duddy – an old person who is stuck in their ways and views.
  • Mutton dressed as lamb – an old person trying to look very young.
  • The good old days – a time in the past that someone believes everything was better or easier.
  • An Oldie but Goodie – an older person who is still attractive and in good condition.
  • Old Bill – slang for police in UK – this is because the police force was founded by William Wilberforce – and that short form for William is Bill.