Interesting facts about dating in the 1920s
Increased interest in reproductive control, paired with more effective contraceptive caps and suppositories, gave women increased control of their own sexuality.
On the other hand, there are some interesting terms that do show up in the corpora.
Flappers, of course, is very common, as mentioned above.
The prevalence of divorce is apparent in the verbiage of the 1920s, including derogatory terms like "fire alarm" for divorced, experienced women.
Based in the Pacific Northwest and educated at the University of Washington, Rosanne Tomyn has been writing historical, cultural and political articles since 2005.
Singles and couples frequented jazz clubs, movie houses and speakeasies.