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Christian1459 March 22nd, 2015 2:03am

At my sisters' Elementary school, last year the kids had pajama day, movie day, etc.But I had a problem with this one.Dress like old people day. To me it seemed offensive. The kids don't understand it obviously, but still. Do you agree it would be?

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cmeszko99 New York
03/22/15 8:08 am

People in the US often don't respect the elderly. I think this is just an extention of this.

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Kay41 the Midwest
03/21/15 8:15 pm

When has "old" become offensive? How is this different from saying dress as a kindergartener or as a teenager?

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firefly5 the verse
03/21/15 7:54 pm

It's not worded well, but the idea seems okay to me. Especially if they go over-the-top caricature style.

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/21/15 9:01 pm

Yeah, sorry. Well some of the kids were talking like they were old, had fake teeth had overalls. Idk. Maybe I just overreacted, but that is what I felt before.

firefly5 the verse
03/21/15 9:09 pm

Not the question. The "old people" part.

ronderman North Carolina
03/22/15 5:39 am

My kids have a Grandparents day where they dress like their grandparents. Make fun of family all you want.

MrMilkdud
03/21/15 7:16 pm

Meh. Ppl are too sensitive.

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
03/21/15 7:16 pm

We had seniors being seniors day in high school... It was one of the best days of high school.

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NotHomeYet formerly fgw0369
03/21/15 7:11 pm

Couldn't they have called it "throwback day" and then give a range of years they think are "old people"? Tell them to dress like someone born in 1930-1940 might dress today.

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/21/15 7:40 pm

I think that would've been better.

clfs34 Florida
03/24/15 5:33 pm

This ^