From "proletarian" meaning wage-earner or worker. The shortened version being a derogatory term used by the middle and upper classes to deride the working class majority.
Oh Tarquin, look at those wretched proles. Set the hounds on them.
1)Antiquated slang for the police.
3)Distorted, guitar sound achieved by use of an effects pedal, originally a fuzzbox
. The lead on 'I Can't Get No Satisfaction' was played through a fuzz pedal as was the guitar on much garage punk
of the 60s.
1)I've been caught by the fuzz!
2)I've been caught by the fuzz!
3)~Man, I'm diggin' the Beach Boys right now!
~Don't listen to that shite, you need to worship the fuzz guitar of Davie Allan and the Arrows!
1) Jazz slang from the 1930s and 40s. The language of swing.
Cab Calloway produced some "hepster dictionaries" in the form of free booklets given away with his recordings of the time.
2)A partner dance from the 1950s based upon a 6-count pattern. A rather simplistic descendent of the more complex and exciting Lindy Hop
. Danced to rockabilly
, early rhythm 'n' blues, rock 'n' roll and sometimes swing
, although Lindy
is the preferred dance.
1) first chap~ Get off the fence Hortense! Dig those real gone gates! They totally send me!
second chap~ Sir, are you talking jive to me?
2)I'm knackered, I was jiving all night at the club. The Lindy Hoppers weren't too impressed though as they didn't play much swing.
Shortened spelling of pompadour
. A hairstyle popular amongst rockabilly
The hair is dressed with grease
and combed back from the forehead and also up so that some height is gained.
Females may also have a similar style coupled with a ponytail but pins and grips are used in place of grease.
Gimme some grease! My pomp is wilting!