Sunday, August 30, 2009

More outdated lingo

There are a lot of words related to dating and romance that I'm familiar with, but that people don't really say very much anymore, it seems.

Singles bar

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

We're all getting older

The President of the United States is younger than the following people.

Carl Lewis
Boy George
Michael J. Fox
Dennis Rodman
Eddie Murphy
Henry Rollins
Vince Neil
Wayne Gretzky
Joan Jett
Sean Penn
Chuck D
Kyle Gass
Prince Andrew
Greg Louganis
Nigella Lawson
Val Kilmer
Judd Nelson
Bryan Adams
Weird Al Yankovic

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Words you don't hear any more

I remember sometimes encountering these in old movies or old novels.

"Dick" -- detective
"Hack" -- cab driver
"Screw" -- prison guard