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1920s
1.1k voters30+ Weird Slang Terms From The 20s That Prove Young People Have Always Been DumbThere isn't a whole lot of 1920s slang that's still in circulation in the 21st century. However, there are some pretty cool Roarin...
Culture
1.4k votersSecret Prisoner Code Words You Have To Know If You Don't Want To Be A Dead Fish"That brake fluid has been making my celly hella cranky. Wouldn't be surprised if he went dancing on the blacktop." Say what? The ...
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515 votersThese Slang Terms From The Civil War-Era South Are Actually Pretty FunnyThe regional dialect of the South is nothing if not unique, and much of it dates back to before the mid-19th century. Antebellum a...
Culture
101.9k viewsCommon Slang Terms & Phrases From Every StateAmerican slang has diverse origins, from indigenous and minority languages, to historical events, to pop culture. While some slang...
Language
4.9k voters30 Weird Slang Terms Old-Timey Hobos Actually UsedAre you tired of 21st century lingo like woke, fleek, tho, adorbs, or [INSERT HOT NEW SLANG HERE]? Maybe it's time to borrow a cor...
Culture
1.5k votersIncredible 1950s Slang We Need to Bring Back TodayEvery generation develops its own slang. It often sounds alien to the generations who came before, even as these new words and phr...
Language
151 votersModern Buzzwords That Are Way Older Than You'd ThinkLanguage evolves like a biological creature, but linguistic progression occurs more rapidly than natural development. The vernacul...
Language
206 votersSlang From Dead Languages That's So Fresh Rigor Mortis Hasn't Set In YetSometimes a simple "f*ck you" doesn’t cut it and you need some funny ancient phrases to spice up your life and Yo Mama battles. If...
1.2k votersLet's Bring Back These Hilarious Sex Insults Used Throughout HistoryOf all the old-fashioned ways to insult someone, insults aimed at someone's performance in the bedroom have long been the best for...
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174 votersDank Chaucer Slang You'll Be Using To Disparage Franciscans In No TimeGeoffrey Chaucer had a way with words. The 14th-century jack-of-all-intellectual-trades was an author, poet, philosopher, and bure...
Lifestyle
13.8k votersIncredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot AboutIf you grew up in the 1990s, odds are that in between playing Pogs or watching reruns of 90210, you were telling your mom to "talk...
Culture
31 voters25 Hilarious Slang Words for MoneyEveryone's chasing the almighty dollar. People love earning money, and they love spending money. Whether your idea of a shopping s...
Culture
1.4k voters20 Hilarious Slang Terms For Drugs Throughout HistorySlang terms for substances like coke are usually pretty straightforward - snow, sleet, ice, etc. Anything white, really. However, ...
Culture
452 votersSecret Biker Slang You Should Know If You Aren't A Total WaxerBikers and motorcyclists have a language all of their own. While certain biker slang terms made their way into mainstream vernacul...
Military
425 voters42 Bizarre Slang Terms People Actually Used During World War IIAs one of the most devastating conflicts in the 20th century, World War II permanently changed the social and political landscape ...
Language
50.1k viewsThe Origins of Phrases All the Kids Are Saying These DaysSlang is an ever evolving way of speaking that's hard to keep track of if you're not continually keyed in with the mutating world ...
Culture
1.8k voters40 Extremely Weird Slang Terms From The Wild WestFor those of you who want a better idea of life in the Wild West, Old West slang terms definitely help get you in that mindset of ...
1930s
1.3k voters20 Weird Slang Terms From The 1930s That People Actually UsedThe 1930s were a unique time in American history. This post-Roaring '20s economic depression era brought a new way of life that sh...
Culture
387 votersAustralian Slang Words You Probably Don't KnowAh, Australian slang. A lexicon unto itself, slang in Australia puts Cockney rhyming to shame. The country's jaw-gritting determin...
Alcohol
148 votersBartender Slang To Better Understand What Happens 'Behind The Stick'There's something magical about what a bartender does. A bartender's skill goes beyond their obvious talents for getting patrons b...