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How Well Do You Know Old Timey Slang Words?

These old timey slang words were once the lay of the land, but nowadays you rarely hear these 12 epic terms. How well do you know old timely slang word? It's time to find out with this trivia quiz!
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If you had a "wet sock" back in the day, what did you have?
A literal wet sock
A bad attitude
A limp handshake

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"Happy cabbage" was money to be spent on...
Fun and frivolous items
Groceries and necessities
Booze and cigarettes

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If you're wearing a "pine overcoat," where are you?
A dinner party
A coffin
A bar

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To "give someone the wind" was to....
Jilt a suitor
Fart in public
Give someone a kiss

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To "cop a mouse" mean to receive....
A small fortune
A black eye
A stint in jail

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If someone were to exclaim "don't sell me a dog" back in the day, what were they really saying?
I hate animals
You owe me money
Don't lie to me

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What was a "door knocker?"
A bad liar
Someone who was always hanging around
A type of beard

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If you were a "nose bagger" what were you likely caught doing?
Snorting cocaine
Going to the beach
Stealing from a friend

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What was a "rain napper?"
Someone who fell asleep on the job
An umbrella
A metal roof

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What part of the body was referred to as the "sauce box?"
The feet
The mouth
The eyes

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If the "bear" got someone back in the day, what was the person suffering from?
The flu
Heatstroke
Exhaustion

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If you were "soapy-eyed" back in the day, you were likely very....
Giddy
Exhuasted
Drunk

C+, Old Timey Slang Awkward

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Unfortunately, you're not well versed on your old timey slang just yet! These 12 words proved a puzzling peek behind the curtain of the past. Though you didn't understand many of these slang terms, you gave this quiz your all and learned some fascinating new trivia. Go you!

B+, Old Timey Slang Awesome

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You are old timey slang awesome! Though most of these words weren't a dead giveaway for their meaning, you still managed to decipher these slang terms with ease. It's clear you're a history buff with a love of language and slang. Go you!

A+, Old Timey Slang Expert

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Go you! You're an old timey slang expert! Given that most of these words were downright puzzling and nonsensical, we give you all the credit in the world for being able to decipher an accurate meaning. It's clear you're a history buff with a love of the colorful language!
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1
If you had a "wet sock" back in the day, what did you have?
A literal wet sock
A bad attitude
A limp handshake
2
"Happy cabbage" was money to be spent on...
Fun and frivolous items
Groceries and necessities
Booze and cigarettes
3
If you're wearing a "pine overcoat," where are you?
A dinner party
A coffin
A bar
4
To "give someone the wind" was to....
Jilt a suitor
Fart in public
Give someone a kiss
5
To "cop a mouse" mean to receive....
A small fortune
A black eye
A stint in jail
6
If someone were to exclaim "don't sell me a dog" back in the day, what were they really saying?
I hate animals
You owe me money
Don't lie to me
7
What was a "door knocker?"
A bad liar
Someone who was always hanging around
A type of beard
8
If you were a "nose bagger" what were you likely caught doing?
Snorting cocaine
Going to the beach
Stealing from a friend
9
What was a "rain napper?"
Someone who fell asleep on the job
An umbrella
A metal roof
10
What part of the body was referred to as the "sauce box?"
The feet
The mouth
The eyes
11
If the "bear" got someone back in the day, what was the person suffering from?
The flu
Heatstroke
Exhaustion
12
If you were "soapy-eyed" back in the day, you were likely very....
Giddy
Exhuasted
Drunk

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