Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Living Life to the Fullest

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Living Life to the Fullest

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AN 80-YEAR-OLD Scotsman went to the doctor for a check-up.

The doctor was amazed at what good shape the old fellow was in and asked: "How do you stay in such great physical condition?"

"I am Scottish and I am a golfer," said the old fellow and that is why I am in such good shape.

"I am up well before daylight and out golfing up and down the fairways. I have a wee glass of whisky, and that's it."

"Well," said the doctor, "I am sure that helps, but there has to be more to it. How old was your dad when he died?'"

Who said my dad died?"

The doctor was amazed.

"You mean you are 80 years old and your dad is still alive. How old is he?"

"He is 98 years old," said the Scottish golfer.

"In fact he golfed wi' me this mornin, and then we went to the topless beach for a walk and had another wee dram and that is why he is still alive. …

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