A phrase used by many people
as means of justification for an older person doing or saying
racist, sexist, or simply insensitive. This is said
because these senile people
come from a time when Jews were thought of as lesser, being
gay was automatic hell in your life, and don't even get me started on being
Gramps: Those damn Jews
and their smartass Asians are stealing all of America's money! I bet they're gay too!
Donny: Sir, I find that highly offensive and racist
. Bro, can you please control your blatantly racist
Butch: I'm very sorry
bro. But you know, he comes from a different time.
Donny: I guess it's ok then...