granny bashing

granny bashing

The physical, psychological, or verbal abuse or assault of an elderly person or persons. While the abuse of children garners a huge amount of attention from the public, granny bashing seems to go largely unnoticed in comparison.
See also: bash, granny
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Similarly, the debate in parliament tomorrow is not an exercise in granny bashing.
Part of the challenge is paying claims fairly without presenting seniors with "beer money," or excessive benefits, while avoiding "granny bashing," or denying valid claims.
Before developing on the granny bashing theme, Collins was interrupted by a Rovers fan to ask how he expected to win over Hoops faithful.