Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Beauty No. 17

1920's throw back day



Here are some 1920's slang terms to widen your historical vocabulary:
Applesauce- an expletive same as horsefeathers, As in "Ah applesauce!"
Butt me - I'll take a cigarette
Check - kiss me later
Cat's Meow - Something splendid or stylish; similar to bee's knees; The best or greatest, wonderful.
Don't take any wooden nickels - Don't do anything stupid
Drugstore Cowboy - a guy that hangs around on a street corner trying to pick up girls
Fire extinguisher - a chaperone
Handcuff - an engagement ring
Sinker - a doughnut
Struggle Buggy - the backseat of a car. A parent's worst nightmare
You slay me - that's funny
Hope you have a dapper day!

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