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“The Senior Side: What do you call a senior?”

English

Not all seniors are pleased with being called a “senior.” Marilyn Gardner, columnist for The Christian Science Monitor, said, “As the first wave of the huge boomer generation marches toward retirement, a linguistic question looms large: What should we call those in the middle and later years? Baby boomers? Older people? Senior citizens? Elders?” She […] English