Over the hill
As if people need to fret about more as they age, those pesky, negative, “old-age” idioms used to describe those who are supposedly “over the hill” need to go. The over-the-hill concept comes from the idea that for your first 40 years, you’re climbing up the hill of life, and after that, it’s all downhill. However, in today's world, the twilight years don't have to be so dim! Take a closer look at why these cranky old idioms are ready for retirement.