And Finally

Late last year I had the pleasure of making a speech with Bettina Arndt at the Stanford Brown client briefing in Sydney. Their head of research Ashley Owen put together some acronyms for retirees. Here they are.

GLAM – Graying Leisured Affluent Married

GOFER – Genial Old Fellows Enjoying Retirement

WOOF – Well Off Older Folk

WOTCHA – Wonderful Old Thing Considering Her Age

ROMEO – Retired Old Men Enjoying the Outdoors

TEPID – Tastes Expensive, Pension Inadequate Dammit

GPO – Good For Parts Only