Telling this story has reminded me of an old bloke that used to work on our shift, a proper old-timer , years of experience and the stories to go with it.
Evading the police - prominent amongst their number are the requisite hotheaded, ambitious youngster and world-weary old-timer - the assassin hides out in a rooms-by-the-quarter-hour hotel.
Ten years ago, I was the old-timer computer expert and student issues researcher for the student government at the University of British Columbia.
Wall Street's old-timers knew from hard experience that, despite the hype, the market could not escape the law of gravity.
The objective of the meet would be to serve as a platform to channel the collective wisdom of old-timers and youthful enthusiasm to chart out the future of the institution.
One wonders, however, whether the old-timers on the population-policy team will be able to learn the new disciplines necessary in these circumstances.
But the other half, the old-timers who scrutinize every letter of every policy resolution for any hint of dilution or compromise, would not be so easily persuaded.
Some old-timers , like this reviewer, muttered that it might be time to return a little closer to the balance of solemnity that formerly marked such occasions.
Presentation is sweet - but will old-timers appreciate the browser taking away their ability to change font sizes through the pull-down menu?
The stories have been told and retold where old-timers gather together to reminisce about others days.