Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Jobs

21. 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

22. 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

24. Schnook

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

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Funny Things to Do

25. Hitting Someone over the Head with a Frying Pan

Disgruntled women, unite! See also Old-Timey.

Added by CaptainKrill on March 8, 2010| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

26. Solving a Murder on a Train

See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Things

27. Biting Stick

Both safer and cheaper than anesthesia. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Brian on December 17, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Clothes

28. Hand Muffs

What's wrong with mittens? See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Clothes

29. Monocles

Add a top-hat and you're really talkin' style. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Aron on November 24, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

30. Panty Raids

See also College, Lingerie, Old-Timey.

Added by Meez on November 24, 2009| 1 Comment | You Like This |