Grandmothers are off-limits

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

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