This was an excellent find from over on Twitter:
10 Slang Phrases That Perfectly Sum Up Their Era
My favorites were the original hipster, described as being “The White Negro” by Norman Mailer in 1957, which I think may be illuminating to the strange beings here in Portland, OR.
Also, the various slang for ‘Not All There’ (a phrase already discussed on this blog), including “one stop short of East Ham.” God, I love those British-isms…
Do you have a favored expression to slyly indicate that you think someone is a ‘few sandwiches short of a picnic’? Share in the comments!