Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Euphemisms

31. 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

32. 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

33. Stumblebum

See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Things

34. Wooden Nickels

I hate wooden nickels. See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Jobs

35. 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

36. Rubber Chickens

See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Foods

37. Ice Cream Cones With More than Three Scoops

See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Things to Do

38. Slapping Someone with a Glove

Well I never! See also Old-Timey.

Added by Brian on December 29, 2008| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Jobs

39. Slubberdoffer

Refers to a person in the textile industry who removes bobbins on a slubbing machine. See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Jobs

40. Robber Baron

See also Old-Timey, Wealth.

Added by Ryan on October 18, 2008| 1 Comment | You Like This |