old fart


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old fart

Tribal elder. A title self-assumed with remarkable frequency by (especially) Usenetters who have been programming for more than about 25 years; often appears in sig blocks attached to Jargon File contributions of great archaeological significance. This is a term of insult in the second or third person but one of pride in first person.
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What I didn't know is that Old Fart law professors who went to places like Harvard, Stanford, and Yale for law school want you to believe that any type of education worth having always requires you to put up with them as part of the bill.
I don't want to sound like I'm some old fart from the past, but I also don't want to be ridiculous and try and make a modern record.
According to the report, among several other colourful tweets, Warner wrote to Conn: "@malcolmconn keep writing paper talk trash for a living champ only thing you will ever do" and "@malcolmconn are you still talking you old fart, no wonder know [sic] one buys your paper".
I guess, no, I know I'm an opinionated old fart on a lot of subjects.
What makes that easier to take than old fart on the bank?
In such moments, Harrison sounded just like the sort of old fart who had all those years ago declaimed the Fab Four as a passing fancy.
They say are too embarrassed to order real ale such as Raging Bull, Old Fart, and Stallion.
Of course, it could just be that I'm an old fart who doesn't understand the hip young things with their gender neutral lingo and Game Of Thrones beards.
I don;' want to sound like I'm some old fart from the past, but I also don't want to be ridiculous and try and make a modern record.
I didn't want to become an old fart," writes Kramer.
ONE of my favourite movies last year was Sylvester Stallone's old fart actioner The Expendables, with all the 80s fight stars in the one flick.
I'm an old fart and it's not going to do me a lot of harm to make a little protest.