I had my NHS health check yesterday. I count myself fortunate that I don't take much medication and feel very fit and healthy with no major aches and pains.
I was chatting and laughing with the nurse, saying 'no' to all the usual 'have you had...' questions, whereupon she said "well, you ARE sprightly".
Excuse me - sprightly SPRIGHTLY ???? I always thought that was said to old people. My DM, at 96 had it said to her on many occasions. I felt older when I came out of the surgery!
Anyone had a 'compliment' that didn't quite hit the mark, or am I being a bit sensitive? I am 70 so I suppose I must seem old to the 45ish nurse!
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