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Sunday, December 09, 2007

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The Roaring 1920's
Flappers, Jazz & Ragtime, a New Culture & Revolution for Women

Slang of the 1920's:
And how!: I strongly agree!

ankle: to walk, i.e.. "Let’s ankle!"

applesauce: flattery, nonsense, i.e.. "Aw, applesauce!"

bank’s closed.: saying no to affection/kissing

bee’s knees: terrific; a fad expression

clam: a dollar

dewdropper: a young man who sleeps all day and doesn’t have a job

doll: an attractive woman.

get in a lather: get worked up, angry

heebie-jeebies: "the shakes," named after a hit song

jeepers creepers: substitute for goodness gracious or "Jesus Christ"

lollygagger: an idle person

mind your potatoes: mind your own business.

razz: to make fun of

so’s your old man: a reply of irritation

13 comments:

Laura said...

Oh, fun! Studying this topic will be the bees knees!

:)

Sam D said...

But laura, don't get too much in a lather!!!

Amy said...

Who comes up with these sayings anyway?

Laura said...

Mind your potatoes, Samuel!

(Just kidding, this is fun!) :D

Sam D said...

Laura, stop razzing me!

Laura said...

Why if I had a clam for every time you said that....

Sam D said...

And How!

Then I could just say it and be rich!!!

Laura said...

Well that's just the bee's knees, now isn't it!?

(I'm running out of words here!)

Sam D said...

Well at least I'm not a dewdropper!

This is getting hard!!!

Laura said...

Sam, I no this may be hard for you to hear, but: I'm a....GIRL!

I'd say your a dewdropper!

Sam D said...

I never said YOU were a dewdropper

Just that I am NOT a dewdropper


And yes, I do know that you are a girl.
I am not quite as misleading as my personality might suggest! (???)

Laura said...

Well, I'm sorry I razzed (razzled?) you all up, but Jeepers Creepers I'm afraid I have to say goodbye!


:D

Sam D said...

Well I guess I just have to ankle away too now!

Ta-ta

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