Quiz: Only A Baby Boomer Will Know All Of These Retro Expressions. Do You?

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Most Americans don't know the meaning of every one of these old-timey phrases. How well do you know old-fashioned words?

 Jun 20, 2020

1 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"The boys are going for pinks."
The boys like wearing pink.
The boys are racing for car titles.

2 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Don't act so frosted."
Don't act so nice.
Don't act so angry.

3 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Don't flip your wig."
Don't be a prude.
Don't get so excited.

4 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Those boys are cruisin' for a bruisin'."
Those boys are growing up too fast.
Those boys are looking for trouble.

5 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Are you writing a book?"
You're asking too many questions.
You're such a writer.

6 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Watch out for the heat."
Watch out for the police.
Watch out for bullies.

7 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"I've got gringles."
I've got no money.
I've got worries.

8 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Give me a bell."
Kiss me.
Call me on the phone.

9 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"He's a total fream."
He's an outcast.
He's a celebrity.

10 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"It was a total fake out."
It was a bad date.
It was a really loud concert.

11 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Cut the gas."
Start singing!
Be quiet!

12 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"She's got a classy chassis."
She's got a great body.
She's got a great laugh.

13 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"They just got circled."
They just got audited.
They just got married.

14 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Let's go play some backseat bingo."
Let's go throw some rocks through that car window.
Let's go neck in the car.

15 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Ain't that a bite."
Ain't that a cute girl.
That's too bad.

16 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"I'm real gone."
I'm dead.
I'm in love.

17 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Horsefeathers!"
Fashion!
Lies!

18 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Don't be so square."
Don't be so uncool.
Don't be so excited.

19 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Don't be such a ninny."
Don't be such a dummy.
Don't be such a shrimp.

20 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"They're going to take you for a ride on the meat wagon."
They're going to take you for a ride on the bicycle.
They're going to take you for a ride on the ambulance.

21 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Stop with that fiddle-faddle!"
Stop with that silence!
Stop with that nonsense!

22 of 22What does this retro expression mean?

"Let's have some giggle water."
Let's have some alcohol.
Let's have some milk.
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