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I've seen statements like this"He is 80 years young" in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as

He is 80 years old.

Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?

I've seen statements like this in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as

He is 80 years old.

Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?

I've seen statements like "He is 80 years young" in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as

He is 80 years old.

Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?

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I've seen statements like this in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as "He is 80 years old".

He is 80 years old.

Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?

I've seen statements like this in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as "He is 80 years old". Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?

I've seen statements like this in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as

He is 80 years old.

Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?

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"He is 80 years young"

I've seen statements like this in many places. Also, I know that it means the same as "He is 80 years old". Now, why do people use 'young' instead of 'old' if it means the same? Or am I entirely misinformed and the statement is actually invalid?