Besides the fruit, what did "tomato" refer to?
In the 1930s, the term referred to an attractive woman.
You may have heard of diamond in the rough, but have you heard of "oyster" in the sea?
In the 1880s, "oyster" referred to someone who stood out from others and displayed head-turning qualities.
If you were an Oliver Twist, it meant you were good at what?
The slang was popular in the 1920s to describe a skilled dancer.
If you said someone was "all that and a bag of chips," you meant they were what?
If you grew up in the 1990s, you mean they were the best and then some.
如果你成长于20世纪90年代，all that and a bag of chips的意思是某人是最好的，而且还远不止此。
What did the term "buck" refer to?
In Edwardian England, a "buck" was a well-dressed man with a sense of fashion.
If you said someone was "cute as a bug's ear," you meant they were what?
In the 1930s, it referred to someone who had cute or attractive features.
What did calling someone a "turtle dove" mean?
A "turtle dove" refers to a sweetheart or beloved partner.
What was a "butter and egg fly"?
In the 1930s, it referred to an attractive woman who had many followers and admirers.
在20世纪30年代，butter and egg fly这个短语用来指代有很多追随者和倾慕者的女人。
Unlike modern day, "bully" used to refer to what?
In the 1500s, it was a gender neutral term for sweetheart or darling.
What did "my little cabbage" mean?
In 16th-century France, it was another word for sweetheart or darling. In French, the saying was "mon petit chou."
在16世纪的法国，这个短语相当于甜心或亲爱的。法语是mon petit chou。