age-old age-old

Definition(s):

  • (adj) belonging to or lasting from times long ago

Usage(s):

  1. Hip as life hacking is in the digital sphere, it's arguably a geekified iteration of an age-old American obsession with life improvement and personal reinvention.
  2. Opened the windows of his age-old Church, sparks revolution.
  3. In many offices, Google has made age-old search tools seem obsolete.

News

  1. Cash can buy happiness, sometimes

    It's an age-old question Can money truly buy us happiness?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  2. One Million Moms Speaks Out Against Kraft Dressings (Video)

    Kraft recently launched an ad campaign for their new ‘Zesty’ line of salad dressings. Harmless, one might think. One Million Moms disagrees . To them, the ads are the “most disgusting” thing they’ve seen yet. We all know the age-old notion that “sex sells.” Usually, we tend to be coerced through advertisements by half naked women. Kraft decided to go another route, perhaps this time targeting a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  3. A same-sex wedding, in the shadow of a Supreme Court ruling

    Angie Jack and Emma Bedford wanted a traditional June wedding. But by simply desiring to enter into the age-old institution, they couldn't avoid making a political statement—even if they wanted to. Emma, 26, considered reading part of Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren's opinion from "Loving vs. Virginia," the landmark 1967 decision that invalidated laws [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Lookout via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "There's an age-old saying that in NASCAR, 'if you ain't rubbing, you ain't racing,'" NASCAR President Mike Helton agreed. "I think that's what the NASCAR fan and NASCAR stakeholders all bought into and all expect."
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Mike Helton Source: CBSSports.com

  2. "If Ms. Regan did make the charge that a Jewish cabal was conspiring against her, she clearly stepped over the line by employing the age-old anti-Semitic canard that Jews conspire against non-Jews," ADL National Director Abraham H. Foxman said....
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Abraham Foxman Source: USA Today

  3. "Perhaps in future it would be better if all involved accepted the age-old adage that private parties are just that," Rothschild said in a letter from his home in Switzerland. "It ill behoves all political parties to try and make capital at...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Nathan Mayer Rothschild Source: Reuters

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