What does “oldie but goodie” mean?
The expression "an oldie but a goodie" means that even though something is old or outdated, it is still good or classic. Here the expression is used to refer to the man, but it is normally used to refer to things like songs, and movies. Ex: Want to listen to this 70s song? It's an oldie but a goodie! Ex: Shakespeare plays are oldies but goodies. That's why we still read them in school.
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