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Popular Slang words from the 1950's

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A list of some of the most popular slang words and sayings of the 1950's

Rated 27 points - posted 4 years ago by working-girl-usa in category People.
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Word from the bird Report Abuse
the truth
37 points - added 4 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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peter griffin!
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Make Out Report Abuse
Kissing session - most likely at the passion pit! This popular term has endured for over 50 years!
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knuckle sandwich Report Abuse
hitting somone in the face with a fist
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Greaser Report Abuse
Someone with alot of hair grease - popular term for the bad boys of this era
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Cloud 9 Report Abuse
Really happy - referanced alot in the music and books of the 50's. This term is still popular today!
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slap stick and poke ride Report Abuse
sexual intercourse
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Spaz Report Abuse
Someone who was uncoordinated - a spaz
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Big Daddy Report Abuse
An older person
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Cat Report Abuse
A really cool person
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Wazoo Report Abuse
referance to someones rear end
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Swag Report Abuse
To be alive.
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Split Report Abuse
Leave
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Bob Report Abuse
It a nam. Gud wrd.
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Passion Pit Report Abuse
Drive In Movie
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Burn Rubber Report Abuse
To accelerate hard & fast - used originally by hot rodders and crossed over to everyday living
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Soc Report Abuse
cause they were against t5he greasers
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Lay a Patch Report Abuse
common term used when racing - to accelerate quickly leaving a patch of rubber on the road
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Heat Report Abuse
Police
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Bing-Bong Report Abuse
Chinese immigrant.
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Bread Report Abuse
money
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Bobbed Report Abuse
shortened - Bobbed hair was popular with the girls of the 50's
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Radioactive Report Abuse
Very popular
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Frosted Report Abuse
To be angry
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Chariot Report Abuse
A person's car
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Paper Shaker Report Abuse
A cheerleader with pom poms
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Peepers Report Abuse
Glasses - horned rim and big black thick glasses were popular choices back then
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Razz my berries Report Abuse
Excite or Impress me
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