Getting Old Really Bites

I’m telling ya, being a middle-aged shark ain’t easy. I just got back from the doctor, he tells me I gotta get more exercise — or as he puts it, I gotta keep moving or I’ll die. Plus I gotta cut back on the coffee, and give up cigars, alcohol, and dachshunds. Oh man, I love a good doxie after a long day, that one’s really gonna hurt.


Via Imgur.

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19 thoughts on “Getting Old Really Bites

  1. Tagatha March 2, 2016 / 11:00 am

    Yep, that canine is definitely loose.

  2. Julie March 2, 2016 / 11:14 am

    This made me laugh.

    NTMTOM, your good deed for the day has been done.

  3. Lurkingduck March 2, 2016 / 11:46 am

    I used to read Victorian romance novels. “Doxie” meant something very different from what it means here. But I’m sure Mr. Shark’s doctor would want him to give up those, too.

    • Smartypants March 3, 2016 / 4:44 am

      Yes – Swann & Flanders (musical comedy duo) had a song (or at least came up with a title) “Doxies without Smocks-ies”.

  4. Ms Can Opener March 2, 2016 / 11:48 am

    Having just returned from the doc after a similar conversation, I’m feeling sorry for the poor old shark.

    • debg March 2, 2016 / 1:30 pm

      I know! I’ve got a check-up this afternoon. By 50, these appointments are NOT fun.

  5. Amy March 2, 2016 / 12:29 pm

    I read the hover text with an Australian accent, a la the sharks from Finding Nemo.

  6. Saffron March 2, 2016 / 1:15 pm

    I have heard of having a frog in your throat, but a dog in your throat? 😀

    • SAA1451 March 2, 2016 / 7:45 pm

      It is what happens when your voice is a little “ruff”

  7. Faye March 2, 2016 / 1:36 pm

    Maybe if you don’t inhale? Or slurp. The doc would cut you some slack.

  8. Kay Fabe March 2, 2016 / 2:10 pm

    After a long day, who doesn’t enjoy a nice weiner?

  9. Gigi_the cat lady March 2, 2016 / 2:50 pm

    Quick, I’m meeting my new girlfriend in 5 minutes, do I have something stuck in my teeth?

  10. Smartypants March 3, 2016 / 4:46 am

    The hair of the dog wasn’t enough, so he went for the whole thing…

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