Rabbit Trail: Idioms and Slang Terms
Estimated Time: 5 minutes
An idiom is " 1."
A slang term is "."
These two words and groups of words are used a lot by Bud. But since this story is about a time in history that occurred nearly 100 years in the past, it's sometimes hard to understand their meanings. In this section, we'll learn the meanings of these words and phrases.
Lavatory: This word isn't an idiom, but it is a word that is not used very often in conversation today. Today we would use the word "bathroom."
Street urchins: Read the origins of this term below.
Did you find any other unusual words in these chapters?
1. idiom. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved April 22, 2018 from Dictionary.com website http://www.dictionary.com/browse/idiom