A to Z 1920’s Slang Guide for Flappers


The Concise A to Z  guide to 1920’s slang for flappers Ella Hartung recorded this dictionary of 1920’s slang words for the Flapper in 1922. Absent Treatment- Dancing with bashful partner. Anchor- Box of flowers. Apple knocker- A hick, a hay-shaker. Apple Sauce- Flattery; bunk. Barlow- A girl, a flapper, a chicken. Bank’s Closed- No petting allowed; …

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