My latest book, Speak Flapper, Slang of the 1920s has made it to Sally Cronin’s Café & Bookstore.
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A change of genre for Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene with her new non-fiction guide to the 1920s. Speak Flapper with a wonderful cover. About the book This is a dictionary of slang from the Roaring Twenties, also called the Jazz Age. I collected these terms while researching my various fictional stories set in the 1920s.The book […]
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By the 1920s, most Americans were able to take advantage of new labor-saving devices including refrigerators, washing machines, electric razors, vacuum cleaners, and electric irons. They also enjoyed entertainment devices like phonographs, and radios.
Lallygagger: A young man addicted to attempts at hallway spooning.
Lam (on the): To flee. To run away, particularly from the police.
Lamp: To observe.