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He’s the Whole Team: 16 Interesting Compliments from the Victorian Era

If you’ve ever thought that some of the slang we’ve come up with today sounds strange, then take a little page from history and see that slang has always been a very unique way of expressing oneself!

9) Popsy wopsy: a pretty girl.

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10) Ripper: a first-rate person or object.

11) Rooter: anything of high quality.

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12) Snap: anything good, “as in his cooking is snap!”

13) Too-too: someone who is more than perfect.

14) Wag: a funny person.

15) Well-rigged – well dressed, all dressed up.

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16) Whole team: a man who has integrity, as in the whole team of horses or oxen.

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