Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Diseases

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

44. Stumblebum

See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Things

45. Wooden Nickels

I hate wooden nickels. See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Jobs

46. 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

47. Rubber Chickens Shop

See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Foods

48. Ice Cream Cones With More than Three Scoops

See also Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on January 25, 2009| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

49. 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

50. Slubberdoffer

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

Added by a Guest on December 20, 2008| Comment | You Like This |