Classic George celebrates the Roaring 20s this Friday night. Attendees are invited to dress in era costumes and drive classic cars to the event. In fact, driving a classic will gain you a front row parking spot on Main Street if you arrive before 5 p.m.
Here’s some era lingo to help you fit right in.
How many have you heard before?
The bee’s knees = awesome, hip, cool
Hotsy-totsy = perfect, the cat’s pajamas
Giggle water = alcohol
Know your onions = to know what’s up or what’s going on
Cash = a smooch
Darb = something deemed wonderful or splendid
Hayburner = a car with poor gas mileage, a guzzler
Now you’re on the trolley = you’ve got it right
Olvier Twist = an extremely good dancer
Rub = a dance party for college or high school students
Sinker = a doughnut
Sockdollager = an event or action of great importance
Whoopee = to have a good dime
Belt = a drink of liquor
Bus = any old or worn out car
Clam = a dollar
Get-up = an outfit
Hip to the jive = cool, trendy