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How Well Do You Know 1920s Slang?

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  1. What is a big six?

    Beer pack
    Six pack
    Boyfriend
    An unexpected win in poker
  2. How would you describe a tomato?

    A spherical, red fruit
    A female
    A really embarassing person
    A physically unfit person
  3. If someone said you were ossified, what would you be?

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    Drunk
    Bony
    Blind
    Heart-broken
  4. Cash or check?

    Be safe or be risky?
    Kiss now or later?
    Bet higher in poker or check?
    Flight or fight?
  5. If I "Carry a torch for someone" then I...?

    Despise them
    Have a crush on them
    Am about to propose to them
    Am out to get them
  6. If someone is described as "berries" then they are..?

    Hot-tempered
    Arrogant
    Unintelligent
    Attractive
    Boring
    Interesting
  7. "Dogs" refers to which body part?

    Feet
    Hands
    Knees
    Elbows
    Hips
    Teeth
  8. If something is "ducky" then it is..?

    Excellent
    Easy
    Useless
    Young
  9. You would describe whom as a fire extinguisher?

    A parent
    Someone who breaks up a fight
    A chaperone
    A judge
  10. You might give a handcuff to whom?

    A misbehaving child
    A customer
    A romantic partner
    A business partner
  11. If you "hit on all sixes" then you...?

    Score a home run
    Win in poker 6 times in a row
    Get married
    Perform with 100%
  12. If you want "joe" then you want what?

    Coffee
    A boyfriend
    A fight
    Chocolate
    Sleep
  13. If something is orchid, then it is what?

    Unattainable
    Beautiful
    New
    Expensive
  14. "Necking" is what kind of gesture?

    Comforting
    Aggressive
    Passionate
    Reckless

How Well Do You Know 1920s Slang?

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You would not have fit in 1920s America

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There is definitely room for improvement, but you know you're slang pretty well

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Now you're on the trolley!

You certainly know your slang. Very nifty.

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