We’ve a lot invested in the idea of Prohibition as an era of wild drunkenness, all-night parties and lawlessness. And such language! Back in the day – in this case from early 1920 to late 1933 – it became increasingly fashionable in urban areas for celebrities and the upper-middle classes to get dolled up in […]
A noun and a verb sit at a bar. Verb: ‘Hey, wanna go back to my place and conjugate?’ Noun: ‘I decline.’ Tweet us your #languagejokes!