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How Well Do You Know Slang From The Victorian Era?

You might know your modern slang like a pro, but how well can you decipher these unique slang terms from the Victorian era? They might not be as obvious as you think! Embark on this 12 questions and discover how well you really know Victorian slang!
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If you were "afternoonified" in the Victorian era, what were you?
Tired
Smart
Idiotic

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If someone were to describe you as being very, "arfarfan'arf" in the Victorian era, what were you?
Very loud
Very drunk
Very slow

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If you were eating "bags o' mystery" in the Victorian era, what were you eating?
Sausages
Meat pies
Bread pudding

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If one was very "bricky" in the Victorian era, then they were likely very....
Dirty
Brave
Flirty

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If something was "butter upon bacon" in the Victorian era, then it was very....
Fattening
Disgusting
Extravagant

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If a woman was described as a "church bell" then she was very....
Overweight
Talkative
Sullen

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A "chuckaboo" in the Victorian era was a....
Close friend
A mortal enemy
A person who was consistently drunk

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If you were to "cop a mouse" in the Victorian era, what would you likely end up sporting?
A black eye
A rodent bite
A bruised ego

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What body part was referred to as "daddles" in the Victorian era?
The buttocks
The hands
The breasts

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If you were of "dizzy age" in the Victorian era, you were likely....
In your 20s
A child
Elderly

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If someone were to exclaim, "don't sell me the dog," they were likely telling you...
Not to lie to them
Not to talk you into something
Not to go

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If you were wearing "gas pipes" in the victorian era, what were you sporting?
Extremely tight pants
Stockings
Oversized trousers

C+, Victorian Slang Vexed

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Based on the results of this quiz, you don't know your Victorian slang well just yet! In fact, some of these quirky slang terms left you feeling totally vexed. Worry not, at least in taking this quiz you learned some new lingo to add to your repertoire!

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Congratulations, you know your Victorian slang almost as well as someone who lived through the era! Though many of these terms were a bit kooky and nondescript, you used your knowledge of history and sense of logic to pass this quiz with ease!

A+, Victorian Slang Expert

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We're not sure how you did it, but you're a true Victorian slang expert! Not only are you clearly a whiz at language, but you're a history buff with a sweet spot for slang and unique terminology. You know the slang of this timer period as well as the people who lived through the Victorian era. In other words, you're amazing!
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1
If you were "afternoonified" in the Victorian era, what were you?
Tired
Smart
Idiotic
2
If someone were to describe you as being very, "arfarfan'arf" in the Victorian era, what were you?
Very loud
Very drunk
Very slow
3
If you were eating "bags o' mystery" in the Victorian era, what were you eating?
Sausages
Meat pies
Bread pudding
4
If one was very "bricky" in the Victorian era, then they were likely very....
Dirty
Brave
Flirty
5
If something was "butter upon bacon" in the Victorian era, then it was very....
Fattening
Disgusting
Extravagant
6
If a woman was described as a "church bell" then she was very....
Overweight
Talkative
Sullen
7
A "chuckaboo" in the Victorian era was a....
Close friend
A mortal enemy
A person who was consistently drunk
8
If you were to "cop a mouse" in the Victorian era, what would you likely end up sporting?
A black eye
A rodent bite
A bruised ego
9
What body part was referred to as "daddles" in the Victorian era?
The buttocks
The hands
The breasts
10
If you were of "dizzy age" in the Victorian era, you were likely....
In your 20s
A child
Elderly
11
If someone were to exclaim, "don't sell me the dog," they were likely telling you...
Not to lie to them
Not to talk you into something
Not to go
12
If you were wearing "gas pipes" in the victorian era, what were you sporting?
Extremely tight pants
Stockings
Oversized trousers

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