1920's.... What Does That Mean?
Here is a list of popular slang used during the 1920's.  Encourage your guest to use the lingo of the era during the party and add to the fun!!
      Alderman - A man's pot belly.

All Wet - Describes an erroneous idea or individual, as in, "he’s all wet."

Applesauce - an explative; same as horsefeathers, As in "Ah applesauce!"

Bangtails - Racehorses.

Be On The Nut - To be broke.

Bean-shooter - Gun.

Beef - Problem.

Bee’s Knees - An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate.

Big Cheese - The most important or influential person; boss. Same as big shot.

Bluenose - An excessively puritanical person, a prude.

Bump Off - To murder, To kill.

Cake-Eater - An effete ladies’ man, or someone who attends tea parties.

Carry a Torch - To have a crush on someone.

Cat - A man.

Cat’s Meow - Something splendid or stylish; similar to bee’s knees.

Cat’s Pajamas - Same as cat’s meow.

Cheaters - Eyeglasses.

Crush - An infatuation.

Darb - An excellent person or thing (as in "the Darb" - a person with money who can be relied on to pay the check).

Dogs - feet.

Drugstore Cowboy - a guy that hangs around on a street corner trying to pick up girls

Dumb Dora - a stupid female.

Fall Guy - Victim of a frame.

Flapper - A stylish, brash, hedonistic young woman with short skirts and shorter hair.

Flat Tire - A dull witted, insipid, disappointing date. Same as pill, pickle, drag, rag, oilcan.

Frame - To give false evidence, to set up someone.

Gams - A woman’s legs.

Giggle Water - An intoxicating beverage; alcohol.

Gin Mill - An establishment where hard liquor is sold; bar.

Hard Boiled - a tough, strong guy.

Heebie-Jeebies - The jitters.

High-Hat - To snub.

Hooch - Bootleg liquor

Hoofer - Dancer.

Horsefeathers - an explative; same usage as applesauce.

Hotsy-Totsy - Pleasing.

Jake - OK, as in, "Everything is Jake."

Jalopy - Old car.

Joint - A club, usually selling alcohol.

Keen - Attractive or appealing.

Kisser - Mouth.

Line - Insincere flattery.

Lounge Lizard - a guy that is sexually active.

Moll - A gangster’s girl.

Neck - Kissing with passion.

Ossified - a drunk person.

Pinch - To arrest.

Pushover - A person easily convinced or seduced.

Ritzy - Elegant (from the hotel).

Scram - Ask someone to leave immediately.

Sheba - A woman with sex appeal (from the move Queen of Sheba, played by Clara Bow).

Sheik - A man with sex appeal (from the Valentino movies).

Speakeasy - An illicit bar selling bootleg liquor.

Spiffy - An elegant appearance.

Struggle Buggy - the backseat of a car.

Stuck On - Having a crush on.

Swanky - Ritzy.

Swell - Wonderful. Also: a rich man.

Take for a Ride - To drive off with someone in order to bump them off.

Torpedo - A hired gun.

      Whoopee - To have a good time!