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1920's slang

Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 27, 2000

In Reply to: 1920's slang posted by Bruce Kahl on March 27, 2000

: : im trying to figure out what "23 skidoo" means, and who "izzy and moe" are. anything would help at this point. thanks!

Izzy and Moe were two federal agents, a la Eliot Ness, who worked here on Long Island, NY, USA during the 1920's enforcing the Volstead Act which prohibited the sale and consumption of alcohol.