20s Slang

I love dictionaries of all stripes, and this collection of slang from 1920s America proves why. We need to bring some of these terms back, and how!

My faves:
Chassis – the female body
Fire extinguisher – a chaperone
Giggle Water – An intoxicating beverage; alcohol
Hayburner – (1) a gas guzzling car
Spifflicated – Drunk.


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