AZ Guide to the 1950s Snake

You have bought an Elvis suit, Buddy Holly jacket or polka dot skirt & underskirt. You're ready for your 50's theme party, right?


You need lingo, man! You will be the big kettle on all the beatniks if you turn up and you are not armed with the vocabulary. So, tap some thick glasses or a polka dot skirt, go and hang out with the other stylish cats, then turn your wheels over to Coolsville and read this handy AZ guide to the 1950s snake. Only then are you ready for the big bash.

Who knows, you can even get yourself a little back seat bingo at the end of the night …

And gas – Something that will be an incredible amount of fun. AKA "a blast"

I really want to take that Cindy to the girls, it's a gas.

Agitate the gravel – Leave quickly

We get better out of here, Brett. Come on, agitate the gravel!

Do you write a book? – back, you ask for many questions.

What should I bring to the party? Where is it? What time?

Jeez, Marlon, are you writing a book?

Baby – cutie, used for both sexes.

Hi darling, you come here often?

* Slap *

backseat Bingo – The art of coping with a girl in a car.

Oh, come on Sally, let's play a seat on the back seat bingo, eh?

Bad news – someone who is generally a bad egg, perhaps because of rejection.

Did you get any back seat bingo with Sally last night?

No man, she's bad news.

Bash – Party, Essential Lingo for your 50's party!

Hey, are you coming to my bash later? There will be a gas.


Beatnik – A follower of the Beat scene, the pre-hippie types who were measured with war and worried about throwing themselves into an atomic age.

The Beatniks were widely accepted as pioneers of the hippies of the 1960s, with their "ignition" attitude and rejection of "boring" social values.

Big dad – Potential date dad or any older person who is not in the Beat scene.

We were home to nine. She had to sign up for Big Daddy.

Bread – money.

Will you see the band later, Danny?

Nah man, I have bread. Just takes Sally out of the car.

Insect – to irritate.

Why don't you have bread, Danny?

Look, will you just forget about it? You start to bug me.

Cat , AKA Daddy – o Beatniks & # 39; way to describe a friend's hipster.

The rest of you cats come later?

Sure, Daddy "o

Cookin & # 39; – Do something good

Was "Crazy Cats" any good yesterday evening's gig?

Sure, they were cookin & # 39;

Cool – we all know this! Something modern.

The music from the 50's was far cooler than the 60's garbage.

Manage a little – Do something to hide a beatnik

She said she had to come home to Big Daddy, but I think she just rented a little.

Cruise & # 39; for a bruisin & # 39; – looking for problems

Hi Danny, I heard that Sally found a real man.

You look better at what you say the man, you are a cruise for a noise & # 39;.

Dibs – Calling dibs is to claim something before someone else.

If Sally loses Danny, I call dibbs.

Well luck with that …

Dig it – Understand

Just make sure Sally is back by nine young men.

Sure, I dig it.

Eyeballing a doll – Give a potential date a good look over

Will Mike or what?

Nah, he's still busy eyeballing that doll over at the park.

Bending – A disparaging note means getting lost, going away .

Danny, are you sure Sally doesn't look at that guy over there?


greaser – a person with lots of gel in her hair (later became a description for a whole group of people – think Fonzie , Fat.

Look at Mike, preening himself in that mirror. He is such a greaser.

Go monkey – explode with rage, was very angry.

I took Sally back at ten the second night. Her dad went monkey.

Hang – as in "hang" – do not do much.

Do you want to hang around my later?

Sure, had no better deals.

Go to bed – go to sleep

Should we look at another?

I'm not the man, it's late and we have the school tomorrow. I will hit the bag.

Kicks – Excitement achieved by doing something fun or incredible.

Shall we go to the park tomorrow?


Just for kicks!

Knuckle sandwich – a fist in the face.

He really shouted at me, I thought he would serve me a knuckle bridge!

See you later – Hello, a short form of "see later, alligator".

We see the dance.

Yes, later, streets.

No sweat – simple, no problem

Can you give your sister a lift to the dance later, darling?

Sure mother, no sweat!

Square – Like Big Daddy, someone who's not cool and definitely not a Beatnik.

Should we invite Marlon?

No way is he a square.

The big cauldron – a laugh at the expense of the victim .

Actually, we should invite Marlon, he is a great tickle.

Turkey – a stupid or stupid person.

It's a horrible idea, Mike. You really are one Turkey .

-ville – added to the end of the words to create an imaginary place: Coolsville, Deadsville, Squaresville, Weirdsville.

Why would we go around Marlon afterwards? He lives in Squaresville!

What is the buzzine & # 39;, the cache & # 39;? – what is new?

Hey, what's the buzzin ', the cuzzin' & # 39;

Well, Brad crashed his new wheels and Marlon is still a square.

Wheels – A car, the most important 50's accessory.

So, is Brad running?

No, I said he crashed his wheels!

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