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to be a bit offended by the Gransnet thing?

(7 Posts)
olderyetwider Wed 08-Jun-11 12:41:31

Or is 'old granny' now an accepted name for a grandmother? I'm not old! (well, not very)

PrinceHumperdink Wed 08-Jun-11 12:44:23

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

growingstrawberries Wed 08-Jun-11 12:46:35

surely it means "any old granny" in a "doesn't matter if it is a relation of yours, but find a granny and get them into gransnet", rather than "any old granny*" - ie any *old woman?

it does say, after all, "your mum, your MIL, or ^any old granny^" - think cockney chirpy, rather than ageist.

Bluemoonrising Wed 08-Jun-11 13:19:45

any old granny isn't really a reference to age though, is it, it's really just another way of saying 'any random granny'.

YABU

cuttingpicassostoenails Wed 08-Jun-11 15:11:48

"any random granny".

I'm a random granny who took one look at gransnet and hot footed it back here.

reelingintheyears Wed 08-Jun-11 15:20:05

I'm Granny age,can i stay on here or is there an age limit? grin

bupcakesandcunting Wed 08-Jun-11 15:20:57

Any old granny, any old pair of shoes, any old dress etc etc

YABU.

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