这是美国CBS 60 Minutes（六十分钟）主持人 Andy Rooney 对40岁以上的女人的看法：
As I grow in age, I value women over 40 most of all.
Here are just a few reasons. Why?
A woman over 40 will never wake you in the middle of the night and ask, “What are you thinking?”
She doesn’t care what you think.
If a woman over 40 doesn’t want to watch the game, she doesn’t sit around you whining about it.
She does something she wants to do, and it’s usually more interesting.
Women over 40 are dignified.
They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in the middle of an expensive restaurant.
Of course, you deserve it, they won’t hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it.
Older women are generous with praise, often undeserved.
They know what it’s like to be unappreciated.
Women get psychic as they age.
You never have to confess your sins to a woman over 40.
you get past a wrinkle or two, a woman over 40 is far sexier than her younger counterpart.
Older women are forth right and honest.
They’ll tell you right off if you are a jerk if you are acting like one.
You don’t ever have to wonder where you stand with her.
Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons
Unfortunately, it’s not reciprocal.
For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 20-year old waitress.
Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? here’s an update for you. Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it’s not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!”