How Vintage Are You? Do You Know The Meaning Of These Historical Terms?

Are you vintage enough?

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 Jun 08, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What do "skivvies" describe?
A feeling that something isn't quite right
Underwear
A dance

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


When something is "the cat's pajamas" then it is:
Warm
Hairy
The best

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


If you're "sitting in the hot seat" then you are:
Intelligent
The center of attention
Under pressure

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


To be "made in the shade" is to:
Be depressed
Have success
Avoid sun damage

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean when someone says you're the "ginchiest"?
They like you
They hate you
They think you're weird

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


What does the slang term "pad" descibe?
A notebook
A tissue
A residence

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


What are "ankle-biters"?
Annoying people
Pets or kids
Fleas

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


What does "beat feet" describe?
Dancing
Sore feet
Running away

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


What does the "word from the bird" describe?
Something is hard to understand
The truth
The telling of an urban legend

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


If something is "far out" it's what?
Off in the distance
Unattainable
Cool

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


If someone says "give me some skin," what are they asking for?
A high five
Support
Money

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


Who does an "old lady" describe?
Grandmother
Girlfriend or wife
Mother

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


What does "fuzz" describe?
Dirt
Hair
Policemen

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


When you have "bread," you have what?
Money
Personality
A loaf of bread

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


When someone does you a "solid" what are they doing?
Helping you out
Asking you a question
Ignoring you

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean when you're "out to lunch"?
You're eating
You're dumb
You're confused

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


"Bad" means something really good. True or False?
False
True

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean to "bounce"?
To get angry
To leave
To be undecided
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Whatever your decade, this quiz compiles questions about history, pop culture, and lifestyles as they relate to slang and slang phrases of the past. If you're in touch with history, many of the slang terms and phrases on this quiz will be easy to answer, but if not, they may be a little more challenging. Regardless of how you do, we KNOW you'll have fun anyway! If you think you have what it takes to ace this quiz, but aren't exactly sure, there's only one way to find out! We'll catch you on the flip side! Good luck!