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The meaning of "silver threads amongst the gold"

" Silver threads amongst the gold "
Blonde hair that is turning grey.
Thirty years ago Janine had strawberry blonde hair. These days she's going grey, or as she prefers to say silver threads among the gold.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but rather old-fashioned.
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