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What does dogs mean in the 1920s?

Dogs - feet. Drugstore Cowboy - a guy that hangs around on a street corner trying to pick up girls. Dumb Dora - a stupid female.

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Also to know is, what was some of the slang used in the 1920s?

bee's knee's: great; a fad expression. Dozens of "animal anatomy" variations existed: elephant's eyebrows, gnat's whistle, eel's hips, etc. beeswax: business, i.e. "None of your beeswax." Student. bird: general term for a man or woman, sometimes meaning "odd," i.e. "What a funny old bird."

Likewise, what does Park mean in the 1920s? The term has been used in almost every following decade. Park: As more people bought cars, they thought of more ways to use them. One favorite pastime of young lovers was to park, or to stop their car in a secluded area to kiss each other. Rumrunner: Smugglers of alcohol into the United States.

In this manner, what did flat tire mean in the 1920s?

Flapper: A stylish, brash young woman with short skirts and shorter hair. Flat Tire: A dull-witted or disappointing date.

What does guff mean in the 1920s?

an illegal tavern or nightclub. Bootleg. Illegal. Guff. back talk.

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