It may be different now but at the time, NOBODY searched for “Acting like a 27 year old”.
This tells me that 27 is simply considered “adult”. Plain old adult.
This also meshes with my experience for it was at 27 that I started getting called “mister” and “sir” by younger people (usually wanting me to buy them cigarettes or beer, which was common in my neighborhood).
I didn’t but I didn’t blame them for trying. So is there a face structure change around there? Did I carry myself differently? I don’t know. But suddenly being “sir and “hey mister” instead of “Hey”, or “hey bro” or “Dude” was a shift in how I was perceived.
Here’s me at 30. I was being silly with a webcam I got in 2002 and I uploaded to Youtube in 2006.
You can see the “man” in my face even though it was still “boyish”.
Neither agreeing nor disagreeing with Josh Holmes premise or conclusions, 3 yrs ago I studied public sentiment regarding stereotypes and ages, by searching “acting like a __ year old” on Google and counting the results.
Interesting results indeed, more for what was missing than what was there. I’l share both posts I made :