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Slang 1920

  1. 1. SLANG to the izzle Of the 1920’s Zoe Rosoff-Verbit
  2. 2. Slang of the 1920’s <ul><li>The purpose of my slide show is to teach you or just remind you that much of what we say and how we communicate is influenced from the 1920’s. Many slang words of the roaring 20’s have been passed down through the years  and into our everyday vocabulary, changed, misused, or just eliminated. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Baby Sweetheart “ Hey baby”
  4. 4. Baloney/Hooey Nonsense! “ US history is sooo stupid.” “ Pshh, that’s HOOEY .”
  5. 5. Blind Date going out with someone you do not know ?
  6. 6. BOOCOOS A large amount I had boocoos of money until I spent it all on a car.
  7. 7. DAPPER A FLAPPER’S DAD
  8. 8. Flat Tire A boring person. “ Why don’t you like Jimmy?” “ It’s not that I dislike him, he is just such a flat tire .”
  9. 9. Gold Digger A woman who marries a man for his money
  10. 10. * Heebie-jeebies * Fear The Jitters Goosebumps
  11. 11. Jalopy <ul><li>An old car </li></ul>
  12. 12. SCRAM! <ul><li>To get out or leave quickly </li></ul>BYE!!!
  13. 13. Spiffy Fashionable Fashionable
  14. 14. Zozzled Drunk Drunk
  15. 15. The End

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