Friday, 27 May 2016

Keep Your Pecker Up: Vintage Saying of the Week

We love a vintage phrase in the office, no suprise really given our name...

What's your tale, Nightingale? = What have you been up to?


...so we thought we would share our favourite with you each week on our social media (Facebook and Twitter) and compile them all here:


Week 15:
"Peepers" = Glasses i.e You've got some good looking Peepers on today

Week 14: 
"Ain't that a bite" = That's too bad i.e Forgot your lunch? Ain't that a bite

Week 13:
"Large Charge" = Something that's exciting i.e This weekends got such a large charge

Week 12:
"Apple Butter" = Smooth Talk or Flattery i.e Use some of your Apple Butter to get us some free ice cream

Week 11:
"Blast" = To have a good time i.e Friday is such a blast

Week 10:
"Nuggest" = Loose Change i.e Have you got any nuggets for the jukebox? 

Week 9: 
"Kick" = Some good or a fad i.e. Man, those shoes have got the kick

Week 8:
"Lighting up the tilt sign" = Not telling the truth i.e. I think that chaps lighting up the tilt sign about those missing cakes

Week 7:

"Made in the Shade" = Guaranteed Success i.e. "This day out's made in the shade"

Week 6:

"Chariot" = A car i.e. "You've got a nice chariot there"

Week 5:

"Ice It" = telling someone to forget something i.e. "Ice it, no one needs to know there was a cake here this morning"

Week 4:

"Bake Biscuits" = to make records i.e. I wonder when (Insert band of choice) is going to bake biscuits again.

Week 3:

Agitate the gravel = to leave i.e. "Let to agitate the gravel, it's weekend time"

Week 2:

Fat City = a great thing or place; Happy; a good situation i.e. "This weekend is going to be Fat City"

Week 1:

Zorros = the jitters i.e. "I've got the zorros about that date tomorrow night"

This blog falls into our Keep Your Pecker Up series which is all about keeping your moral and making you smile. Find out more about this series and our others at on our Overview blog or find more in the same series by pressing the "Keep Your Pecker Up" tab at the top of the page. 


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