Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Euphemisms

21. To Have the Vapors

To pass gas. Used in Victorian times, especially pertaining to women. See also Flatulence, Old-Timey, Victorian.

Added by Snorpheus on June 23, 2014| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

22. Emptying Your Pipe Against Your Shoe

The dramatic start to a good yarn. See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Insults

23. Mr. Clever Clogs

A bygone insult for a fast-footed show-off. See also English, Old-Timey.

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Funny People

24. Antivivisectionists

See also Old-Timey, Victorian.

Added by Anthony on September 14, 2013| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

25. Sleeping Nine to a Bed

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on March 22, 2012| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Jobs

26. Organ Grinder

Usually requires a monkey and tin cup. See also Old-Timey.

Added by megafisc on December 20, 2011| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Jobs

27. Scullery Maid

The lowest rung on the ladder of Great House help; often preoccupied with plucking fowl and scaling fish. See also English, Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on December 7, 2011| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Diseases

28. Dipsomania

An uncontrollable craving for alcohol. See also Alcohol, Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on December 1, 2011| 3 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Advice

30. Don't Look at a Pig While You're Pregnant

My grandma gave me this advice so my kids wouldn't be born ugly. See also Old-Timey.

Added by grouchyteacher on April 27, 2011| 2 Comments | You Like This |