9 years ago
#1
One of my students, very excited, came to me and said she has learnt a new word.

"September people"

The first thing that came to mind was star signs but no, it means senior citizen or old person

I can't find anything on this topic

Please see the article from the newspaper, I know it is in Thai, but the English words are there

Any help will be appreciated

9 years ago
#2
9 years ago
#3
reply to francoisblake's post #2
Hi I am guessing that it may refer to people who are in "the autumn of their youth" - middle to old age.
9 years ago
#4
reply to francoisblake's post #1
Hi Francois - I am a 59-year-old native English speaker (now living in Spain) and I have never heard of the expression 'September people'. It may be a badly translated version of the expression 'the autumn of one's years'. For example, it could be said that I am in the autumn of my years!
9 years ago
#5
reply to francoisblake's post #2
The only place I found it was in a Russian study. It's definitely not a common expression (yet?), but then again, there is the euphemism 'chronologically challenged' which was possibly unheard of a decade ago but now seems to have become commonplace.
9 years ago
#6
reply to Zora's post #3
not of their youth but of their life. other than that you're on the right track
9 years ago
#7
Thank you.


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