Let's Bring Back: 1920s vocabulary, because I particularly like the term "fly boy" and "bees knees" has a certain ring to it. We used these phrases for a 1920's themed murder mystery party a few years ago. It was the cat's meow!
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July 1922 "Handkerchiefs and reputations are exceedingly easy to lose. Both are lost in about equal numbers daily. All the reputations lost are very good ones - and the more irretrievably lost they are, the better they were. The handkerchiefs lost should be better. Imagine a lady saying, 'My reputation is gone, but I don't care. It wasn't any good'. Yet that is exactly the attitude she takes toward a lost handkerchief.'"