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How Much 1950s Slang Do You Know?

The 1950s saw the rise of a new generation, the baby boomers. These fun loving kids didn’t want to hang out with their parents or grow up and get a job. This rebellious lot listened to rock ‘n roll, drove cars and greased their hair.

These inventive teens also came up with their own language, a lingo that left their parents scratching their heads. How much of the following slang do you know?

1950s slang

What Jim really means:  "You’ve got a fine body Marge."

What Marge replies: "Get lost Jim."

1950s slang

Guy on the left: "How does my hair look?"

Guy on the right: "Let’s leave, guys."

1950s slang

Sally’s date declares: "Sally, you really impress me."

Sally thinks: "What an unsuccessful date."

1950s slang

The girl on the right declares: "The teacher is dull."

The girl on the left says: "This class is boring."

1950s slang

The guy on the left declares: "This is the place to be."

The guy on the right asks: "Has anyone has seen my cigarettes?"

1950s slang

This sailor states: "No one can consider me a loser, thanks man."

1950s slang

This girl says: "Don’t get stressed because I’m cool, and you’re boring."

1950s slang

This boy is enjoying the music.

1950s slang

This kid says: "My parents say I’m crazy, but they’re not any fun."

1950s slang

The guy on the motorcycle says: "I used to an outsider, then I got rid of my glasses and now I’m attractive."

1950s slang

The girl says: "My head isn’t clear, and I can’t do this homework."

1950s slang

These teens ask: "Who wants to kiss in the back (of the car)?"

H/T: www.littlethings.com
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