Slang words from 1920s
Rusty Williams
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For Tomatoes and Sheiks

When researching past eras, I often have to translate the slang of the period to understand what a person’s words really mean. Here’s a fun video of slang from the 1920s with some discussion of the origins of the terms.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv_iOaWz-gI

 

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