Funny Gifts for a 70 Year Old

Updated April 17, 2017

The 70th birthday is truly a milestone year, and there are a number of funny gift ideas that can brighten the day of the septuagenarian in your life--whether it's your parent, grandparent, uncle, aunt or friend. Help make him feel forever young through the joy of laughter.

In Dog Years, I'm Dead

If the recipient has a morbid streak, a hat featuring a cartoon dog playing dead and the slogan "In dog years, I'm dead" is sure to crack a smile. says, "Forget the slogan, 'Over the Hill.' 'In Dog Years I'm Dead' really hammers home the idea that you ain't gettin' any younger."

It Took 70 Years to Look This Good

A T-shirt that states what may be obvious to the birthday girl: "It took 70 years to look this good" is a can't-miss on the big 7-0. The design comes in multiple colours and cuts and typically costs between £13 and £19 at most online retailers.

Age Improves with Wine

For the senior wine aficionado, a sign that says "Age Improves with Wine" is a perfect gift to hang over a bar area or liquor cabinet. Most people are familiar with the fact that age improves wine, but this sign shows the newly christened 70-year-old that getting older can be easier with a delicious glass of vino.

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Eddie Wright is a freelance writer who has worked in television and has been writing since 2004. He is the author of the novella, "Broken Bulbs," and a member of the publishing collective Backword Books. Wright has a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Monmouth University