Words And Phrases Your Parents Used That You Can’t Use NowParenting has changed over the years and so has the language. While some phrases were popular years ago, today they are obsolete ... and for good reason. Here are ten old expressions that your parents might have used but you wouldn't dare use today.
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Examples from the Web for slug-a-bed
“It is my plea for having been a slug-a-bed this morning,” he answered.Grisly Grisell|Charlotte M. Yonge
Making the sun his alarm clock, he prolonged the slug-a-bed luxury.Where the Blue Begins|Christopher Morley
I am no wife for you, a clumsy lout, a slug-a-bed, God forgive me!The Witch and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov