Tag Archives 1920s phrases

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You one of them bluenose types? We don't want you around here then. "Pardon me... Bluenose?" Yeah, a bluenose! A prude, a puritan, a wet blanket. Someone who don't know how to kick back and have some fun! 1920s slang seems like another language nowadays. Giggle water? Why not just call it booze? Riding the struggle buggy? No, you're not…