Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Words

21. Bungey

Old southern word for "sick". This word was used by Brad Pitt in "The Assassination of Jesse James" in a smooth cowboyish drawl. "You don't have to keep smoking that if it's making you bungey." See also Old-Timey, Western.

Added by Joe on March 2, 2015| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Words

22. Piccadilly

Used as a flavor word to make one sound old and cantankerous, e.g. "You piccadilly tramp!"

The word itself doesn't hold much meaning, though it may refer to people who wore piccadills (or large, lacy collars) in the 17th century. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Joe on February 3, 2015| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things

23. Anvils

For some reason, more prone to falling in cartoons than in real-life. See also Cartoons, Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on November 15, 2014| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Insults

24. Upstart

Describes someone who has quickly risen to a higher social class, and thus behaves pompously.

"You swine!"
"Come again?"
"You worm!"
"Once more."
"You upstart!"
"That's it!"

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Joe on September 27, 2014| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Foods

25. Limburger Cheese Shop

Reputedly the stinkiest cheese going. See also Dairy, Old-Timey.

Added by Ryan on September 14, 2014| 3 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Phrases

26. Twenty-Three Skidoo

But most accounts, twenty-three is the world's funniest number. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on September 14, 2014| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Movies

27. Fred Ott's Sneeze

The first motion picture to be copyrighted in the United States, it's a five-second film of one of Thomas Edison's assistants enjoying a pinch of snuff. See also Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on July 9, 2014| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Euphemisms

28. 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

29. Emptying Your Pipe Against Your Shoe

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

Added by Anthony on May 4, 2014| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Insults

30. Mr. Clever Clogs

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

Added by Brian on January 12, 2014| Comment | You Like This |