Post Quiz: 1920s Slang

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Post Quiz: 1920s Slang

[reading an American phrase book] What is this? "Copyright 1923"? Renfield, you bumbling moron, this book is as out of date as... I am.

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Prove you can speak as much English as a Transylvanian count with an out-of-date phrase book. Match these 1920s slang expressions with their synonyms.

  1. Applesauce
  2. Bee's knees
  3. Cheaters
  4. Clam
  5. Fire extinguisher
  6. Gams
  7. Jake
  8. Ossified
  9. Petting Pantry
  10. Tomato
  • Pie-eyed, drunk
  • Person of the female persuasion
  • Specs, eyeglasses
  • Buck
  • Okay, fine
  • Cinema
  • Malarkey, nonsense
  • Stilts, pins, legs
  • Chaperone
  • Cat's meow
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