Cool words we don't use anymore.

Discussion in 'Esther's Follies' started by Son of a Son, May 14, 2009.

  1. YoLaDu

    YoLaDu Guest

    fanagle
     
  2. darius

    darius 500+ Posts

    Gnarly
     
  3. Dude

    Dude 1,000+ Posts

    cross

    as in sore or upset. Why are you so cross with me?

    trade

    as in do business with. my grandma would not "trade" with retailers who had upset her.
     
  4. groundss

    groundss 100+ Posts

    Harlot
    Rube
     
  5. KazooMan

    KazooMan 250+ Posts

    "Far Out." I think that one died with John Denver.
     
  6. LITNIN HORN

    LITNIN HORN 1,000+ Posts

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    wopper jawed - askew; out of align
    erstwhile - in the past
    pantywaist - sissy
    kith and kin - friends, neighbors and family
    ditty bag - originally a pouch used by sailors to hold thread, needles, etc.
    PEACE - untroubled; tranquil; content















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  7. Wesser

    Wesser 1,000+ Posts

    facerape
     
  8. treball

    treball 100+ Posts

    tubular
    assmunch
    dillweed
    rad
     
  9. CedarParkFan

    CedarParkFan 1,000+ Posts

    Business. As in "giving somebody the business."
     
  10. arieshorn

    arieshorn 1,000+ Posts

    tomfoolery
    shan't
    chums
    cripes
    thing-a-majigger

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  11. overmaars

    overmaars 1,000+ Posts

    has anyone said "Choice" yet? I sort of love and hate that word at the same time.
     
  12. SailingHorn

    SailingHorn 25+ Posts

    Dy-No-Mite!
     
  13. HousHorn09

    HousHorn09 2,500+ Posts

    1. Dig - like in Peter, Paul & Mary's I Dig Rock-n-Roll Music2. Spank - obviously it is multifaceted.3. Trixie - for a cheap slut, prostitute, *****, etc...
    4. Britches
    - I still pull this one out from time to time and always good for laughs from anyone NOT from the South.
    5. NeedleDick
    - hasn't been kosher since Water Boy wore it out.
    6. Kosher
    - why not? I just used it above.

    And whatever happened to when *** meant a cigarette? Hell, the Brits don't even use it much anymore either.
     
  14. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Knickerbockers.
    Harumph.
    Buggery.
    Miscreant.
    Tomfoolery.
    Smorgasbord.
     
  15. beaVo

    beaVo 500+ Posts

    "cool" is about the only word that has remained cool for the last 50+ years.

    but i still say "groovy" all the time.
     
  16. froghorn4

    froghorn4 25+ Posts

    larapin; That chicken fried steak was the best I've ever had. It was larapin.
     
  17. lecturer

    lecturer 250+ Posts

    divan
    davenport
    dungarees
     
  18. TigerPride

    TigerPride 1,000+ Posts

    copasetic............I win..
     
  19. TeamNautiques

    TeamNautiques 25+ Posts

  20. A. BETTIK

    A. BETTIK 1,000+ Posts

    approbation
    independency

    I only hear 'yonder' used out in the country. It's use is somewhat lost on Urbanus, but if taken the time to master, can be quite rewarding when conversing with Rusticus.
     
  21. Orangesweat

    Orangesweat 2,500+ Posts

    Row - as in argument or fight.
    Lot - as in all
    Coppers - Cops
    Pantaloons - Pants
     
  22. TigerPride

    TigerPride 1,000+ Posts


     
  23. Orangesweat

    Orangesweat 2,500+ Posts


     
  24. accuratehorn

    accuratehorn 10,000+ Posts

    thingamabob, whatyamacallit
     
  25. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts

    Tony. -- Highland Park is a tony neighborhood.
     
  26. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts

    Swell -- Thanks, that was really swell of you Wally.
     
  27. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts

    Any California surfer lingo from the 70s and 80s.
     
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  28. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    obsequious
     
  29. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    Directly (meaning soon)

    My grandmother: “Dinner will be ready directly”
     
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  30. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Fixin' to
     
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