A Lesson in 1920s Schoolyard Lingo

1920 Street

Hi everyone, today we asked you to choose what slang word would describe you best if you were a student in the 1920’s – a grind, prexy, doggy or skulldragger? You’ve responded, but now we’ll take a look at what each of these words actually mean.

If you were a..

Grind: you were a student who cared only about studying.

Prexy: you were the University’s president.

Doggy: you were very self-conscious about your image and always well-dressed on campus.