Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”

Funny Movies

1. 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.

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Funny Euphemisms

2. To Have the Vapors

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

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Funny Things to Do

3. Emptying Your Pipe Against Your Shoe

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

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Funny Insults

4. Mr. Clever Clogs

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

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Funny People

5. Antivivisectionists

See also Old-Timey, Victorian.

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Funny Things to Do

6. Sleeping Nine to a Bed

See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Jobs

7. Organ Grinder

Usually requires a monkey and tin cup. See also Old-Timey.

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Funny Jobs

8. Scullery Maid

The lowest rung on the ladder of Great House help; often preoccupied with plucking fowl and scaling fish. See also English, Old-Timey.

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Funny Diseases

9. Dipsomania

An uncontrollable craving for alcohol. See also Alcohol, Old-Timey.

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