Posted: January 3, 2020 at 8:13 am
Now that we have entered the 20’s, It’s time to bring back some words and phrases from the 1920’s! Check out a few of my favorites I came across thanks to the website Thought Catalog.
Ankle: to walk
“Bank’s closed!”: what you tell someone to stop making out
Bearcat: a lively, spirited woman, possibly with a fiery streak
Bimbo: refers to a macho man
“Butt me!”: “I would like a cigarette.”
Cash: a smooch
Darb: something deemed wonderful or splendid
Four-flusher: someone who mooches off the money of others in order to gain wealth
Giggle water: liquor, alcoholic beverage
Mrs. Grundy: an uptight or very straight-laced individual
Sheba – someone’s girlfriend; or a sexually desirable woman
Sinker: a doughnut
Check out the full list here!
Credit: Thought Catalog.