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Know the language of drugs

From the Huron Daily Plainsman - May 28, 1971.

The Northwestern National Bank evidently thought it was important people know the correct terminology. Click the image for a larger version.
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Posted By: Alex | Date: Mon Jan 27, 2014 | Comments (9)
Category: Drugs, 1970's, Slang

Linguistic advice from 1945


(found on "The Boys and Girls Page" distributed by the NEA Service, 1945)
Posted By: Alex | Date: Wed Jul 24, 2013 | Comments (7)
Category: 1940's, Slang

How Beboppers Greet Each Other

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At least, this is how it was done according to Life magazine for October 11, 1948.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Mar 07, 2011 | Comments (5)
Category: Music, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, 1940's, Slang

Slang Riddle

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What slang sentence is indicated by this rebus?

Answer after the jump!


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Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue May 11, 2010 | Comments (6)
Category: Money, Music, 1940's, Slang
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