We built tall buildings, but we have not become any taller.
You know how when someone is tall, people will compare them to a string bean? She, my friend, was like asparagus, but without the subsequent odor.
I consider seeing my 30th birthday an accomplishment. You know, not many midgets live to be this tall.?
Kids from small families grow about an inch taller than those from large families. This is true regardless of income and social class, because a body can't grow well while fighting off nine siblings' cold viruses.