Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Things to Do

31. Panty Raids

See also College, Lingerie, Old-Timey.

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

Funny Things to Do

32. Gesticulating With a Pipe

Even if you don't smoke a pipe, still have one on you so that you can hold it by the bowl and give emphasis to your statements by gesticulating with it. See also Old-Timey, Tobacco.

Added by a Guest on August 20, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Insults

33. Wisenheimer

One who is obnoxiously self-assertive and arrogant. Informal know-it-all also known as a saucebox, smart aleck, smarty, smarty-pants, wiseacre, wisecracker, or wise guy. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Jeff on July 29, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Diseases

34. Dropsy

Sounds like an affliction of tuckered-out puppies, but actually an accumulation of fluid beneath the skin, sometimes as a result of the gout. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Chris on July 6, 2009| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Euphemisms

35. A "Crisis"

Also known as a "Victorian Crisis", this is an euphemism most famously used in the works of D.H. Lawrence and meaning an orgasm, e.g. "Miss Mercy Plimpington! Where are you, young harlot?" "She can't talk now, love. She's having a crisis." "Oh I say!" See also Old-Timey, Romance.

Added by a Guest on July 2, 2009| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Clothes

36. Beaver Fur Coats

Just add a pennant and a box of popcorn and your ensemble for the big game is complete. See also 20's, Football, Old-Timey.

Added by Ryan on April 21, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Insults

37. Stumblebum

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Tyler on April 12, 2009| 3 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things

38. Wooden Nickels

I hate wooden nickels. See also Old-Timey.

Added by DieterW on April 12, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Jobs

39. Cutpurses

Giving seaports and wharves a bad name since 1626. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on March 30, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things

40. Rubber Chickens

See also Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on March 17, 2009| 3 Comments | You Like This |