Is there anything more ridiculous than the cliche of the cantankerous old man, waving his fist in the air and yelling, “You kids get off my lawn?!” Of course that’s not an accurate reflection of aging. We don’t automatically pull our pants up to our armpits the moment we reach middle age, and we’re not all demanding that the neighbors “turn down that racket” when we hear anything louder than elevator music.
But in all seriousness, there are a few things that set us off. From people who call us “sir” and “ma’am” to concerts that start way too late, these are the things that will annoy anyone over 40.