One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The foolish behavior of an older person seems especially foolish as they are expected to think and act more sensibly than a younger one.
- ‘There's no fool like an old fool, these old goats don't know how foolish they look.’
- ‘Just goes to show, there's no fool like an old fool, especially an old fool that trusts the piskies.’
- ‘As for Khan, there's no fool like an old fool.’
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