Language changes over the years and nowhere is it more apparent than looking at the slang that was popular in each era. While some words and phrases endure from generation to generation, more is lost—which means there are a lot of fun, cute, and sweet compliments gathering dust in old dictionaries. (What’s a dictionary, again?) So we rounded up some of our favourite praises from earlier days.
26 old-time compliments we wish could come back
If you have a tricky time working out today’s slang–take a look at what our grandparents and their friends were using “back in the day”
Pleasantries of the past