Digging through a bunch of old technical papers I found an email that I had printed off. It was a list of things you might have thought about years ago, and how they would be thought of now.
Then: Killer weed.
Now: Weed killer.
Then: Being caught with Hustler magazine.
Now: Being caught by Hustler magazine.
Then: Hoping for a BMW.
Now: Hoping for a BM.
Then: The Grateful Dead.
Now: Being grateful to not be dead.
Then: Getting out to a new "hip" joint.
Now: Getting a new hip joint.
Then: Being called into the principal's office.
Now: Storming into the principal's office.
Then: Peace sign.
Now: Mercedes logo.
Then: Getting your head stoned.
Now: Getting your headstone.
Then: Long hair.
Now: Longing for hair.
Then: Acid rock.
Now: Acid reflux.
Then: Worrying about no one coming to your party.
Now: Worrying about no one coming to your funeral.
Then: A keg.
Now: An EKG.
Then: Swallowing acid.
Now: Swallowing antacid.
Then: Passing the driving test.
Now: Passing the vision test.
As inspired by comments:
Now: AARP Why??