IN THE NEWS: Curiously, the Social Security system lists millions of Americans as 112 years old.
With government figures (assuming they’re right)
These hundred-and-twelvers, they stay out of sight;
’Cause I never see ’em (perhaps by design)
They gather together in clubs, of a kind;
Impatient with others who aren’t as mature —
Yes, those who are juvenile — silly — obscure.
These hundred-and-twelvers, they’ve scoffed and they’ve wondered
At immature upstarts of merely a hundred!