Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Words

1. Piccadilly

Used as a flavor word to make one sound old and cantankerous, e.g. "You piccadilly tramp!"

The word itself doesn't hold much meaning, though it may refer to people who wore piccadills (or large, lacy collars) in the 17th century. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Joe on February 3, 2015| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things

2. Anvils

For some reason, more prone to falling in cartoons than in real-life. See also Cartoons, Old-Timey.

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Funny Insults

3. Upstart

Describes someone who has quickly risen to a higher social class, and thus behaves pompously.

"You swine!"
"Come again?"
"You worm!"
"Once more."
"You upstart!"
"That's it!"

See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Foods

4. Limburger Cheese

Reputedly the stinkiest cheese going. See also Dairy, Old-Timey.

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Funny Phrases

5. Twenty-Three Skidoo

But most accounts, twenty-three is the world's funniest number. See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Movies

6. Fred Ott's Sneeze

The first motion picture to be copyrighted in the United States, it's a five-second film of one of Thomas Edison's assistants enjoying a pinch of snuff. See also Old-Timey.

Added by a Guest on July 9, 2014| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Euphemisms

7. To Have the Vapors

To pass gas. Used in Victorian times, especially pertaining to women. See also Flatulence, Old-Timey, Victorian.

Added by Snorpheus on June 23, 2014| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Things to Do

8. Emptying Your Pipe Against Your Shoe

The dramatic start to a good yarn. See also Old-Timey.

Added by Anthony on May 4, 2014| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Insults

9. Mr. Clever Clogs

A bygone insult for a fast-footed show-off. See also English, Old-Timey.

Added by Brian on January 12, 2014| Comment | You Like This |

Funny People

10. Antivivisectionists

See also Old-Timey, Victorian.

Added by Anthony on September 14, 2013| Comment | You Like This |