Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Euphemisms

41. 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

42. 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

43. Stumblebum

See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Things

44. Wooden Nickels

I hate wooden nickels. See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Jobs

45. 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

46. Rubber Chickens Shop

See also Old-Timey.

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

Funny Foods

47. 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

48. 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

49. 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

50. Robber Baron

See also Old-Timey, Wealth.

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