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Sorry, Millennials, only Boomers can match all these Sixties nicknames to the right things

New threads, old hoopties, the horn and the tube. Do you know what all these things are?

Nicknames, slang, what the eggheads might call colloquialisms, change and evolve depending on the time and place. Some terms come from the actual mechanics in an object while others stem from a brand name. Some are just nonsense words that seem to appear out of nowhere!

Here are 12 words used in decades past to refer to everything from household objects to other people. Do you know the meaning of each one?

  1. The word "tube" refers to what?
  2. What are "threads"?
  3. A "pad" is a...
  4. Taken from the brand, a "hoover" was adopted to generally refer to...
  5. "Bread" can also mean what?
  6. A "shutter bug" is someone who...
  7. The name "John" refers to which room?
  8. "Cutting a rug" is...
  9. The word "horn" refers to what?
  10. Having a "gas" is...
  11. What is a "hooptie"?
  12. If someone is a "fink" they are...
Sorry, Millennials, only Boomers can match all these Sixties nicknames to the right things

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