Hotsy-totsy! A brief guide to 1920s slang

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I suppose they didn’t call it the “Roaring Twenties” for nothing. Even the language of yesteryear was more fun. Don’t believe me? Well, that’s just applesauce. Perhaps you’ll believe The Atlantic Wire, which put together this brief guide to some of the best vernacular slung around the 1920s.

Recently, Advertising Age also dove back in time, digging up a nostalgic Folgers coffee commercial from the 1960s. It seems this 60-second, black and white spot could have saved a few marriages.

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