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  • For old times' sake
  • Give it the old college try
  • Good old boys
  • Good old times
  • Grand old man
  • Grumpy Old Men ( Jack Lemmon / Walter Matthau movie )
  • High old time
  • I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself ( Albert Einstein quotation )
  • In days of old when knights were bold
  • It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring
  • Long long ago
  • Make old bones
  • Money for old rope
  • Monstrous carbuncle on the face of an old friend ( Prince Charles quotation )
  • My old Dutch ( Cockney rhyming slang for duchess )
  • My old china ( Cockney rhyming slang for mate )
  • My old man
  • New wine in old bottles
  • Not a cough in a carload ( Old Gold Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Old Aches and Pains ( Nickname of Luke Appling )
  • Old Blue Eyes ( Nickname of Frank Sinatra )
  • Old Hickory ( Nickname of Andrew Jackson )
  • Old Hunker
  • Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Old Red Eyes ( Nickname of Alice Cooper )
  • Old Stoneface ( Nickname of Buster Keaton )
  • Old banger
  • Old before your time
  • Old chestnut
  • Old codger
  • Old enough to be your mother
  • Old fashioned look
  • Old fogey
  • Old goat
  • Old habits die hard
  • Old hat
  • Old head on young shoulders
  • Old lag
  • Old lang syne
  • Old maid
  • Old master
  • Old money
  • Old reliable
  • Old salt
  • Old school
  • Old school tie
  • Old soak
  • Old soldiers never die, they just fade away
  • Old stand-by
  • Old sweat
  • Old trout
  • Old wives' tale
  • Out with the old in with the new
  • Play the old soldier
  • Ring out the old and ring in the new
  • Same old same old
  • Same old story
  • Should old acquaintance be forgot
  • Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue
  • The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Grand old Duke of York he had ten thousand men ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Hanging Gardens of Babylon ( tourist attraction in Iraq )
  • The Old Bill
  • The Old Groaner ( Nickname of Bing Crosby )
  • The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street ( Nickname of The Bank of England )
  • The Old Man And The Sea ( Spencer Tracy movie )
  • The Old Mongoose ( Nickname of Archie Moore )
  • The Old Pretender ( Nickname of James Stuart )
  • The Old Pueblo ( Nickname of Tucson Arizona )
  • The Same Old Song ( Four Tops song )
  • The ancient of days
  • The days of yore
  • The good old days
  • The mark of a man ( Old Spice aftershave advertising slogan )
  • The old ball and chain
  • The old country
  • The old lie: Dulce et Decorum Est ( from a poem by Owen )
  • The thrill of Roses Spiced with excitement Speaking of love ( Old Spice advertising slogan )
  • The year dot
  • There was an old woman who lived in a shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • There's life in the old dog yet
  • There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle
  • There's many a good tune played on an old piano
  • There's no fool like an old fool
  • Up to your old tricks
  • Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink
  • We make money the old fashioned way, we earn it ( Smith Barney advertising slogan )
  • We're tobacco men not medicine men. Old Gold cures just one thing. The World's Best Tobacco ( Old Gold Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • When I am an old woman I shall wear purple ( from a poem by Joseph )
  • Winter drawers on ( old British euphemistic joke )
  • You are never too old to learn
  • You can't teach an old dog new tricks
  • You dirty old man ( A catchphrase from Steptoe and Son )
  • You've made an old man very happy

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