Life Begins at Forty

Genre: Comedy

I couldn't have held another bite."

- Hello, Ken.

- Howdy, Ken.

Well, I hope I'm not

disturbing you boys.

Oh, no. Just looking over the stuff

you wrote for next week's column.

- Mmm. There's plenty of truth in this one too, Ken.

- What?

At 20, we don't care

what the world thinks of us.

At 30, we worry about

what it thinks of us.

At 40, we're sure

it doesn't think of us."

That's hittin'the nail on the head.

You boys oughta be good critics. I hope

the payin' subscribers like it that well.

He means you!

Say, here's one.

Let's see if this hits

the nail on the head.

Loafing in a print shop...

has got sleepin' at home

beat all holler.

You don't have to send

the sheets to the laundry."

- Uh-oh. I get it.

- Which way out?

Don't mean us, do you, Ken?

Oh, no, no.

I didn't mean you.

You boys don't loaf here.

You don't loaf here.

You live here.

You reckon you can do

any better with an ax?

You ain't gettin' along

so fast here.

You're goin' back.

You're gettin' old.

Blamed ol' termite.

Come on. Get out. Come on.

What's the matter here?

My Lord. Here, here.

How'd you ever go to enough effort

to get it in there anyhow?

You can gnaw away more wood

than a badger can.

Come on.

With all that fur on your face...

you're beginning to look

like a badger anyhow.

Yeah. Them concrete houses

are gonna give you-

- Hello, Kenesaw.

- Well!

If It aint Tom Cotton. I aint seen ya

since the cows come home.

Well, I thought I'd bring in my subscription,

Kenesaw, while I was able.

You ain't thinkin'

about dyin' again, are you?

Well, none of us knows

when the call's comin'.

I'm hopin' to be prepared.

That's all.

Well, you come to the wrong fella

to talk about dying.

Take me now.

I'm just beginning to live.

It's all right enough for you to say,

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