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Love in the End I loved her, but when the night was over. It was but a figment of my imagination. A breath, a cough, a shrug. I loved her, but every day I'm learning her love was just a lie, not wanting to be lonely Naught but tripe and useless fancy. I loved her … Continue reading #157

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59 More Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again

Thought Catalog

I learned a couple things from the response to my article on slang phrases from the 1920s. Number first: The Roaring Twenties really did have the coolest vernacular ever. However, I also found out that the internet loves the 1920s as much as I do  — except for the overt racism, ban on alcohol and regressive gender politics, of course.

In terms of vocab, the 20s got all of us beat. For all you 20s junkies, here are 59 more great slang phrases from the decade that keeps on giving. Let’s bring this shit back.

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1. Absent Treatment: dancing with a shy person, inexperienced dancer or awkward partner.

2. Air Tight: extremely desirable or attractive. (Note: A “sheik” is an attractive male.)

3. Ameche: a phone. (Also use for telephone: “blower.”)

4. Baby Vamp: a very popular young…

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#155

Sixty-Eight Seconds Infinite intelligence, interdementional guide... ineffable. What has become of me and what is this energy within? Conscious feeling after words writ, a feeling of self larger than self, universal vibrations in touch with utility. Known guidehood, former doubt withholding... flaw seen for what it was.  Resistance crumbles and joy reigns through. Beauty around … Continue reading #155