Iron your shoelaces: If someone leaves the room to go “iron their shoelaces,” it means they’re headed to the restroom.
Wurp: This meant something similar to “bluenose”—a buzzkill-type person.
Sockdollager: Someone or something which is truly remarkable or impressive; a humdinger.
Know your onions: A 1920s slang term for being knowledgeable about a particular subject.
Mazuma: Cash, money, cheddar, greenbacks, what have you.
Nerts: Also a monosyllabic exclamation, “nerts” did not mean the same as “rhatz”—it actually meant, “That’s amazing!”
Dewdropper: A lazy guy; a slacker.
Gasper: “Gaspers” were cigarettes, possibly due to their effect on your lungs.
Foot juice: Cheap, sub-par wine.
Mind your potatoes: Mind your own business, beeswax, and the like.