Youth and Aging

In 1991, the Pennsylvania legislature's Youth and Aging Committee changed its name to the Aging and Youth Committee. Why?

Some suggested that the change was made because people got confused about the panel’s name. "When you say ‘youth and aging’ repeatedly and quickly, some people hear the word euthanasia,” said Kevin Murphy, press secretary for the state Department of Aging.


Philadelphia Inquirer - Jan 23, 1991

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Jan 15, 2020
     Category: 1990s | Puns and Other Wordplay





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