At least most of the quotations had the good grace to place the word within quotation marks. And, since that came up, let me say that I find the term “scare quotes” for what was around those two words back there really irritating.
Prejudice or discrimination against people on the grounds of age; age discrimination, esp. against the elderly. Cf. RACISM b, SEXISM.
Listening to: Weird Al Yankovic – Running with Scissors – Polka Power!