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A phrase used by many people as means of justification for an older person doing or saying something typically 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 black.
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 father?
Butch: I'm very sorry bro. But you know, he comes from a different time.
Donny: I guess it's ok then...
by Dang Lin Wang LXIX March 02, 2013
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