Oral argument was running along smoothly for this advocate when she happened to throw in an extraneous fact that the one person purported to evidence actual confusion in a trademark case was a grandmother. Whether in jest or in defense of grandmothers everywhere, Judge Lourie noted that there was nothing the matter with grandmothers, producing this somewhat humorous exchange: [Listen].
I thought there might be a nice quote about grandmothers that would make a fitting addition to this post. I didn’t find what I was looking for. But, I did find these:
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is. ~Ellen DeGeneres
My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. ~Henry Youngman
I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather - not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. ~Will Shriner