Do You Know The Meaning Of These Old-Fashioned Terms and Phrases?

They've Fallen Out Of Use. Do You Know What They Mean?
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msfm.org
What does "happy cabbage" mean?
A big meal
A large amount of money
A person with a big head
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sfgate.com
What does "George Eddy" mean?
An embarrassingly loud eater
A restaurant owner
A customer who doesn't tip
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todayifoundout.com
What does a "month of Sundays" mean?
A very long time
A very long church service
A long trip
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thenextweb.com
What does "in the ketchup" mean?
Operating at a deficit
Eating a large meal
Hungover
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wikimedia.org
What does "the bee's knees" mean?
Something that irritates
Very good
Unpopular
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wikimedia.org
What does "cancelled stamp" mean?
A shy, lonely woman
A widower
An empty house
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wikimedia.org
What does "not my cup of tea" mean?
Embarrassing
Not to your liking
Confusing
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cloudfront.net
What does "a frog in your throat" mean?
Speechless
Crazy
Hoarse
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7-themes.com
What does "dewdropper" mean?
A lazy person
A newborn baby
An attractive woman
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preservecouncilbluffs.org
What is a "brick"?
A hard-worker
A large person
A fearless person
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wikimedia.org
What does "bone box" mean?
Your mouth
Your head
A coffin
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holisticvanity.ca
What does "wet sock" mean?
A limp handshake
A silly man
A hungover man
Result
You're a child of the modern age! No old-fashioned nonsense for you. You are the bee's knees!

C+, Old-Fashioned Flop

nowiknow.com
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You may have your feet firmly planted in the modern day, but you know a thing or two about old-timey words and phrases.

B+, Old-Fashioned And Fantastic

distek.com
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You an expert at that old-timey talk! Nobody can call you a nincompoop!

A+, Old-Fashioned Fanatic

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1
What does "happy cabbage" mean?
A big meal
A large amount of money
A person with a big head
2
What does "George Eddy" mean?
An embarrassingly loud eater
A restaurant owner
A customer who doesn't tip
3
What does a "month of Sundays" mean?
A very long time
A very long church service
A long trip
4
What does "in the ketchup" mean?
Operating at a deficit
Eating a large meal
Hungover
5
What does "the bee's knees" mean?
Something that irritates
Very good
Unpopular
6
What does "cancelled stamp" mean?
A shy, lonely woman
A widower
An empty house
7
What does "not my cup of tea" mean?
Embarrassing
Not to your liking
Confusing
8
What does "a frog in your throat" mean?
Speechless
Crazy
Hoarse
9
What does "dewdropper" mean?
A lazy person
A newborn baby
An attractive woman
10
What is a "brick"?
A hard-worker
A large person
A fearless person
11
What does "bone box" mean?
Your mouth
Your head
A coffin
12
What does "wet sock" mean?
A limp handshake
A silly man
A hungover man