These days, everyone’s all about the scruff. Boooooring! Take a page out of the history books and inspire your modern day look.
Visit New York City as it was in the 1800s. Check out nine ways to experience the 19th century New York today.
"Sluice your gob." Love those "sit-upons." Meet my "rib." Make the old new with 19th century slang that should make a comeback today.
From our partners at Buzzfeed: Believe it or not, but prostitutes used to be a relatively well-respected profession—at least, you know, much more so than it is now. In fact, you'll probably find yourself surprised at some of the people who were streetwalkers in their past and throughout history.
From our partners at Buzzfeed: These are the kinda cops who you'd want to go to if you had a crime needed solving (and NOT one as simple as who ate all the cat treats—we have a good idea of that). But, some might say they couldn't do it quite as stylishly as coppers used to.
From our partners at Buzzfeed: The unification of a nation, the dawn of a new era of science and reasoning, the golden age of literature… life in the 1860s was so more romantic than life today. (Minus the typhoid.) If you find yourself feeling nostalgic for our favorite bygone decade...
From our partners at Buzzfeed: Ever think our modern slang leaves a little something something to be desired? Between LOL-worthy emoticons and obvs totes irritating abbreviations, sometimes it doesn't seem like our generation is really adding much to the English language...