Jazz, Blues & Babes: The Latest Words from 1915

Jazzapation_Rag

 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Terms that first appeared in print in 1915 reveal something about life a hundred years ago. Although the war in Europe left its mark on the lexicon, there are also signs of the changing times in arts and culture.

See some surprising 100-year-old words here.

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