Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Conveyances

51. Two-Goat Cart

The name says it all. This is usually used to describe a ride that is very stiff and uncomfortable, as in "This car rides rougher than a two-goat cart". See also Old-Timey.

Added by Opossum on February 14, 2011| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

52. Carrying Machine Guns in Violin Cases

The foolproof way to disguise and transport your firearms. See also Old-Timey.

Added by DieterW on October 27, 2010| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Jobs

53. Knocker-up

Before the invention of alarm clocks, inns located in Ireland hired people to take note of guests awakening time and then knock on their room door to wake them up. More information here. See also Irish, Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on October 8, 2010| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

54. Swooning

... and then using smelling salts to revive the person. See also Old-Timey.

Added by CaptainKrill on March 28, 2010| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Insults

56. Schnook

A stupid or easily victimized person; a dupe. Probably Yiddish origin. See also Jewish, Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on March 15, 2010| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

57. Hitting Someone over the Head with a Frying Pan

Disgruntled women, unite! See also Old-Timey.

Added by CaptainKrill on March 8, 2010| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

58. Solving a Murder on a Train

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Ryan on January 31, 2010| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things

59. Biting Stick

Both safer and cheaper than anesthesia. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Brian on December 17, 2009| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Clothes

60. Hand Muffs Shop

What's wrong with mittens? See also Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on November 26, 2009| Comment | You Like This |