Hot socks, Daddy-o! We’re getting closer to the hundred-year mark of when flappers did the Charleston, mazuma meant money, and everyone just wanted to be hip to the jive. It’s time to get a wiggle on 1920s slang.
The sound of an alarm clock is usually met with moans and groans; the same reaction after learning there’s going to be a chaperone at a dance or on a date. Alarm clocks at the dance mean Jack and Jane can’t neck on the dance floor . . . or pet each other in the “petting pantry” (the movie theater, of course). Alarm clocks are vigilant at finding strategically-placed popcorn containers, you can't hide from them.