How Well Do You Remember the Lingo of the 1950s?

 The world has changed a lot since the 1950s, and the language that's used by youngsters and old-timers alike is no exception. Think you know what it means to 'get circled' or to have a 'classy chassis?' Take this quiz and find out!
crazy retro housewife
 
 
"Well, ain't that a bite!"
That's a bad person.
That's too bad.
That's a beautiful car
Check out that good-looking lady!
retro roller skates and records
 
 
"Let's go play some back seat bingo."
Let's drive around town and flirt with any women we see.
Let's have a couple of drinks in the car.
Let's go and kiss in the car.
Let's throw rocks through car windows.
1950s couple looking worried
 
 
"They just got circled."
They just got attacked.
They just got audited.
They just got married.
They kissed for the first time.
1950s housewife with Chihuahua
 
 
"She's got a classy chassis."
She's got a great butt.
She's got a great dress on.
She's got a great laugh.
She's got a great body.
vintage gas station
 
 
"Cut the gas!"
Stop fighting!
Time's up!
Stop the car!
Be quiet!
vintage 1950s antiques
 
 
"It was a total fake out."
It was a lie.
It was a lame party.
It was a bad date.
It was an awesome time.
angry 1950s editor
 
 
"He's a total fream."
He's a delinquent.
He's a dreamboat.
He's a genius.
He's an outcast.
retro 1950s diner
 
 
"Give me a bell."
Give me a kiss.
Call me on the phone.
Give me a lottery ticket.
Give me a moment.
1950s drive-in movie
 
 
"I've got gringles."
I'm worried.
I've got hives.
I've got acne.
I've got hiccups.
retro 1950s kitchen
 
 
"Watch out for the heat."
Watch out for that bully.
Watch out for the police.
Watch out for cars.
Check out that beautiful woman!
overwhelmed 1950s female office worker
You Goofed Up!
Whoops! From the answers you gave us, it seems that most of the slang and common phrases used throughout the 1950s are a little alien to you. This might not be a bad thing really though, since it means that your use of language is probably highly up-to-date, showing that no matter how old you are, you're still young at heart! If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family, too.
happy 1950s couple
You Did a Stand-Up Job!
Pretty good job! While your results aren't perfect, it appears that you're pretty familiar with the slang and common phrases that were used throughout the fabulous fifties. If you want to continue building up your repertoire of fantastic fifties' phrases, then you might want to revisit some of the greatest movies that this decade has to offer, such as 'Singin' in the Rain' and 'Some Like It Hot.' If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family, too.
1950s young lady with cat
You're the Cat's Pajamas!
Impressive! From the answers you gave us, it seems that you know the 1950s like the back of your hand, especially when it comes to the slang and common phrases used throughout this fantastic decade. You've either been watching a lot of black-and-white movies recently or you just happen to have an extraordinary memory. Whichever one it is, it truly is great to see that such wonderful words and phrases haven't been completely forgotten to the passage of time! If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family, and see if they can do as well as you did!
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