Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Things to Do

81. Dropping a Sandbag on Someone's Head

Especially when done so using a pulley. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Chris on March 8, 2007| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Clothes

82. A Barrel with Suspenders

Outfit of choice for cartoon gamblers and deadbeats. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Brian on February 24, 2007| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things

83. Singing Telegram

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Frank on December 21, 2006| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Words

84. Blunderbuss

A short, wide-barreled musket. In the original Dutch it was donderbus, 'thunder-box', but the name was altered owing to its tendency to explode in peoples' faces. See also Old-Timey, Weapons.

Added by a Guest on December 19, 2006| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

85. Burying Obese People in Pianos

I've often heard the piano-coffin cited as the mark of the truly obese deceased. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on October 1, 2006| 3 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Diseases

86. An Imbalance of the Humours

This is what caused diseases in olden times. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Frank on September 27, 2006| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

87. Inducing Sneezes with Pepper

See also Old-Timey, Pranks.

Added by Tyler on September 16, 2006| 2 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Things

88. Handlebar Mustache

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Frank on August 15, 2006| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Phrases

89. Master of Disguise

See also Old-Timey.

Added by Tyler on August 5, 2006| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Instruments

90. Calliope

Per Wikipedia, "A calliope is a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through whistles." See also Antique, Music, Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on August 1, 2006| Comment | You Like This |