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The Roaring Twenties

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abigail hurtado

on 25 March 2013

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20s Slang The Roaring Twenties Coco Chanel Flappers Fashion and Style-setters Zelda Sayre In the 1920s, a new woman was born. She smoked, drank, danced, and voted. She cut her hair, wore make-up, and went to petting parties. She was giddy and took risks. She was a flapper. Flappers During the 1920s, Coco Chanel became the first designer to create loose women's jersey, creating a relaxed style for women ignoring the stiff corseted look of the time. Another style for which flappers are known is the layered necklace look. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, was an American novelist and the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the 1920s—dubbed by her husband "the first American Flapper". By: Leah, Hallena, Abigail Bobbed hair, makeup, and glamor The bobbed hair and heavy eye makeup worn by flappers was bold and modern. 1926-7 beaded Chanel flapper dress.

Big Cheese - The most important or influential person; boss. Same as big shot

Big six - a strong man; from auto advertising, for the new and powerful; six cylinder engines

Bimbo - a tough guy

Bird - general term for a man or woman, sometimes meaning "odd," i.e. "What a funny old bird."

Balled Up - confused, messed up

Baloney - nonsense!

Bank's Closed - no kissing or making out - i.e. - "Sorry, Mac, the bank's closed."

Bear cat - a hot-blooded or fiery girl

Beat it - scam or get lost

Bee's Knees - An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate

Beef - a complaint or to complain

Beeswax - business, i.e. None of your beeswax."

Cash or check? - Do you kiss now or later?

Dry up - shut up, get lost

Ducky - very good
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