Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Words

11. Tatterdemalion

A child in rags. See also Old-Timey.

Added by knepsam on February 21, 2011| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Words

12. Snickersnee

A long knife. See also Old-Timey.

Added by knepsam on February 21, 2011| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Conveyances

13. Two-Goat Cart

The name says it all. This is usually used to describe a ride that is very stiff and uncomfortable, as in "This car rides rougher than a two-goat cart". See also Old-Timey.

Added by Opossum on February 14, 2011| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

14. Carrying Machine Guns in Violin Cases

The foolproof way to disguise and transport your firearms. See also Old-Timey.

Added by DieterW on October 27, 2010| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Jobs

15. Knocker-up

Before the invention of alarm clocks, inns located in Ireland hired people to take note of guests awakening time and then knock on their room door to wake them up. More information here. See also Irish, Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on October 8, 2010| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

16. Swooning

... and then using smelling salts to revive the person. See also Old-Timey.

Added by CaptainKrill on March 28, 2010| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Insults

18. Schnook

A stupid or easily victimized person; a dupe. Probably Yiddish origin. See also Jewish, Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on March 15, 2010| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

19. Hitting Someone over the Head with a Frying Pan

Disgruntled women, unite! See also Old-Timey.

Added by CaptainKrill on March 8, 2010| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

20. Solving a Murder on a Train

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Ryan on January 31, 2010| 1 Comment | You Like This |