Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

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1. Comet Pills

Pills that were sold in the early 20th century, around the time the Earth passed through the trail of Halley's Comet. The pills were meant to protect against the gases in the trail, but they were clearly bogus. See also Old-Timey, Space.

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2. Changing an F to an A by Drawing a Line Down the Right Side

A fail-safe way to make your report cards look better. See also Old-Timey, Schools.

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3. Sending Messages by Throwing Bricks Through Windows

An old pastime of the Mafia. Makes the recipient have to pay for repairs, too! See also Crime, Old-Timey.

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4. Shattering a Wine Glass with Your Voice

See also Music, Old-Timey.

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5. Poisoned Wine

A surefire way to dispatch kings, landlords, or anyone with a significant amount of money. See also Alcohol, Old-Timey.

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6. Turtle Soup Shop

See also Old-Timey.

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7. Jumping into a Pond to Escape a Swarm of Bees

And using a reed as a snorkel until they go away. See also Insects, Old-Timey.

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8. Dumping a Cold Bucket of Water on a Drunkard

See also Alcohol, Old-Timey.

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9. Walking Off a Cliff While Reading a Newspaper

See also Old-Timey.

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10. Vintage Pencil Sharpeners

Always with the a crank handle and a spinning wheel of eight widths, even though all pencils come in one width. Also known as the Wrist-Breaker 5000. See also Old-Timey.

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