Nothing’s changed – but please don’t hate us when we say it

Captain getting old
No, he hasn’t gotten any greyer while I’ve been gone… right?

It has to be one of the most insufferable phrases to come out of an expat or traveller’s mouth upon their return home. I’ve heard it countless times myself and I’ve seen the expressions on the faces of people receiving it. Hell, I’ve even thought it, though hopefully I was able to hold myself back from actually spitting it out.

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