A young girl
A young bird flapping it's wings while learning to fly.......
according to our friends at wikkipedia, these are all legitimate definitions of the word Flapper.
For our purposes I think I'll just go with the 1920's description of a flapper as women (or girls) who were viewed as attractive, reckless and independent....or fun!
FLAPPER SLANG: "SNUGGLE PUP" - A MAN WHO FREQUENTS PETTING PARTIES. (Oh God, that's hysterical)
FLAPPER SLANG: "BARNEY-MUGGING" - SEX
(Tell me I'm not the only one confused by this)
As seen in the photos, flappers loved their jewelry...they wore long beaded necklaces, earrings and rings were art deco in design, and the brooch was very popular.
FLAPPER SLANG: "I HAVE TO SEE A MAN ABOUT A DOG" - GOING TO BUY WHISKEY
FLAPPER SLANG: "HANDCUFF" OR "MANACLE" - AN ENGAGEMENT OR WEDDING RING
FLAPPER SLANG: "CATS MEOW" OR "CATS PAJAMAS" - SOMETHING WONDERFUL
FLAPPER SLANG: "HOOCH" - LIQUOR
|This looks like it could have been taken in the 60's.|
And there it is, the end of a wonderful muse week. I've literally dreamt about the 1920's this week. I (re)read The Great Gatsby and Braxton and I saw the movie for the first time. This week had definitely been the cats meow.
Have a beautiful weekend everyone! You guys really are the bees knees.