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  1920s Flapper Fashion History. C20th Costume History for Women in the 1920's
A fashionable flapper had short sleek hair, a shorter than average shapeless shift dress, a chest as flat as a board, wore make up and applied it in public, smoked with a long cigarette holder, exposed her limbs and epitomised the spirit of a reckless rebel who danced the nights away in the Jazz Age.
But because construction of the flapper's dress was less complicated than earlier fashions, women were much more successful at home dressmaking a flapper dress which was a straight shift.
Fast flappers refused to wear corsets and rolled their stockings to the knee to enable them to dance easily.
www.fashion-era.com /flapper_fashion_1920s.htm   (2412 words)

  
  Flapper at AllExperts
The term flapper in the 1920s, referred to a "new breed" of young women who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered "decent" behavior.
Flappers had their own slang, with terms like "snugglepup" (a man who frequents petting parties) and "bamey-mugging" (sex).Their dialect reflected their promiscuity and drinking habits; "I have to go see a man about a dog" often meant going to buy whiskey and a "Handcuff" or "Manacle" was an engagement or wedding ring.
Flapper dresses were straight and loose, leaving the arms bare and dropping the waistline to the hips.
en.allexperts.com /e/f/fl/flapper.htm   (1119 words)

  
  Flapper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term flapper in the 1920s referred to a "new breed" of young women who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered "decent" behavior.
Flappers had their own slang, with terms like "snugglepup" (a man who frequents petting parties) and "bamey-mugging" (sex).Their dialect reflected their promiscuity and drinking habits; "I have to go see a man about a dog" often meant going to buy whiskey, and a "Handcuff" or "Manacle" was an engagement or wedding ring.
Flapper dresses were straight and loose, leaving the arms bare and dropping the waistline to the hips.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flapper   (1138 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Flapper
Flappers are generally tied to speakeasies, and the whiskey that trademarked them was certainly not as common before prohibition, or as fashionable.
She's a common ideal for flapper characters in the literary or film world, not because she's the first or most genuine flapper, but because she set up her own roles for the jazz girl from which other versions of the flapper are derived, but that doesn't mean that it isn't just a popularized misconception.
Flappers as a popular image outside the 1920s differ from the flapper ideal in the time when they existed, but perhaps to keep these out of the main article, we add another header for the fictional flappeer out of the original context of flappers.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flapper   (2840 words)

  
 Flapper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The flapper represented a new breed of woman, unafraid to wear cosmetics and provocative clothing or to be seen smoking or drinking alcoholic beverages in public.
Flappers had their own slang, with terms like "snugglepup" (a man who frequents "petting" parties) and "bamey-mugging" (sex).
Flapper dresses were straight and loose, leaving the arms bare and dropping the wasteline to the hips.
www.bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/f/fl/flapper.html   (715 words)

  
 Flapper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The flapper represented a new breed of woman, unafraid to wear cosmetics and provocative clothing or to be seen smoking or drinking alcoholic beverage s in public.
Flappers had their origins in the Gibson girl s of the 1890s.
Flapper Girl Fabrics Reproduction and vintage fabrics, specializing in large scale cotton florals, as well as patterns for bags.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Flapper.html   (985 words)

  
 What is a Flapper?
A flapper was a young woman trying to leave the nest, flapping her wings in awkward fashion as she tried to reach maturity.
The flapper shed the restrictive garments of corsets and instead favored a boyish figure in dress styles and undergarment styles.
However, though flappers were often thought of as hedonistic and silly, their legacy to women was the pervading thought that women did not have to behave conventionally.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-flapper.htm   (489 words)

  
 Flapper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Flappers had their slang with terms like "snugglepup" (a man frequents "petting" parties) and "bamey-mugging" (sex).
Popular flapper make-up styles made the pale the lips red and the eyes All of this only encouraged the development shocking dance styles such as the Charleston the Shimmy and the Black Bottom.
Despite all the scandal the flappers generated their look became in a toned-down form among even "respectable" Most significantly the flappers removed the corset from female fashion and popularized short for women.
www.freeglossary.com /Flapper   (944 words)

  
 The Flapper
Flappers had their own new sense of style, one that had never been introduced before.
Flappers also did not have any manners as girls used to have, especially towards their parents.
The flappers did this by going against all of the traditional roles of women, and because of this, women are what they are today.
faculty.millikin.edu /~mdwiggins/flapper.htm   (2335 words)

  
 Flapper Filosofy
a cute flapper gal dressed in a fashionable late 1920's outfit with a cute little girl at one hand and a cat in the other.
a flapper gal dressed in a great outfit (looks asian themed) standing in front of her wall mirror while holding a hand mirror.
A nice panel featuring a flapper girl dressed in a fashionable late 1920's outfit, complete with a leather type pilot's cap (note the biplane flying in the background).
comicstripfan.com /newspaper/f/flapperfilosofy.htm   (293 words)

  
 PlanetPapers - Louise Brooks and The Flapper Era
Flappers wore short, straight dresses often covered with beads and fringes, and they were usually worn without pantyhose.
Young flappers were known to be very rebellious against their parents, and society blamed their waywardness partially on the media, movies, and film stars like Louise Brooks (Szabo).
The flappers of the 1920’s also started a new phase of rebellion that would be passed on for decades.
www.planetpapers.com /Assets/1815.php   (918 words)

  
 Flapper Type Float Equipment
The heavy-duty aluminum flapper valve is mounted on an aluminum disk and is seated firmly against a 1/4" inch rubber seat by the valve spring.
The flapper valve and valve seat are designed to provide a firm seal when the valve is closed.
Industrial Rubber's Flapper valve and valve seat construction in the Flapper-Type Float Collar is the same as that in the shoe.
www.iri-oiltool.com /flaptype.html   (224 words)

  
 Flapper Costumes .com - Gangster Costumes, Marilyn Monroe Dresses and Flapper Dress
Be the hit of your party in one of these 1920's style flapper costumes.
Flapper Costumes.com is the largest online source for flapper costumes, gangster costumes, and marilyn monroe dresses.
Since 2001 we have provided customers with the largest range of adult flapper costumes, gangster costumes and accessories.
www.flappercostumes.com   (235 words)

  
 Flapper Essays
"Flappers" in the 1920s were young women who disregarded conventional rules of conduct and dress.
Sometimes referred to as rebels, flappers changed the status and role of all women because of their drastic modification in their actions and clothing, their self-governing attitudes, their demand for the same equality as men, and their pristine style.
Flappers embodied the modern spirit of the Jazz Age and paved the way for women today to live as they please.
www.bookrags.com /essay/Flapper   (75 words)

  
 Honda Prelude Flapper Valve Mod
At low rpm's, only 4 of the 8 runners are "open" and at a certain rpm, a set of flapper valves opens up to allow more airflow which results in more hp.
So until ~4800rpm you have 4 runners open, then at 4800 a set of flapper valves opens and you have 8 runners all the way to redline.
This is where the flapper valve is located on the engine.
www.92lude.com /flapper_valve_mod.htm   (575 words)

  
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For conventional use the flapper is mounted on the ground spike with the intermittent controller within your decoy pattern.
The motion of the flapper is used to rapidly raise and lower the decoys wings.
The advantage of this is that the flapper can be used to guide pigeons into a specific place on a field from a flight line with extra confidence… particularly useful when circumstances do not allow you to setup your hide and decoys in the most optimum place on the field.
www.kid-nepper.nl /flapper.asp   (758 words)

  
 Flapper Seminar Report Outline:
The “flapper” style trend was characterized by short bobbed hair, short skirts, hose rolled down at the thigh, and powdered their knees.
He based her on Zelda, and (according to Zelda, at least) the first flapper in fiction was Rosalind from This Side of Paradise.
Flapper vs. American Flapper thing to what happened to “Alternative” music in the 90’s.
www.people.vcu.edu /~bmangum/flapperoutlineSRdeal.htm   (669 words)

  
 flapper
The flapper is usually fl vinyl or rubber, and plugs the hole (flush valve)that lets the water go to the toilet bowl when you flush.
Look at the flapper at the bottom of the tank to see where it is connected to the overflow tube.
Install new flapper by connecting the bottom first, hanging the loops to the pins; then hook your chain to the trip-lever.
www.bobtheplumber.com /flapper.htm   (479 words)

  
 Flapper Style
The young flappers of the twenties felt no need to conform to the rigid models of feminity that their mothers accepted.
A craze for the styles of the World War I aviators took over the flapper world as girls donned leather helmets, colored scarfs, goggles, and leather jackets.
Shoes and jewlery often reflected a craze of the court of King Tutankhamen, whose tomb was excavated in 1922.
www.angelfire.com /co/pscst/flapper.html   (269 words)

  
 1920's Flapper Fashions and Lifestyle
The quintessential 1920's fashion statement was the flapper dressed to the nines in her flapper dress, short hair cut, cigarette in one hand, and drink in the other, living it high, loose, and free, ready to dance the Charleston.
Flapper hairstyles started out with the short "bob" and eventually progressed to the even shorter "Eaton" or "shingle" in which the hair was slicked down and curled around to cover the ears.
Flapper women were not only known for their 1920's fashions, but also their behavior, characterized by the extent to which it "pushed the envelope" of what was acceptable and "lady-like".
www.arikiart.com /1920s   (943 words)

  
 The Jazz Age: Flapper Culture & Style
The flapper, whose antics were immortalized in the cartoons of John Held Jr., was the heroine of the Jazz Age.
Mostly, the flapper offended the older generation because she defied conventions of acceptable feminine behavior.
And the flapper wore baggy dresses which often exposed her arms as well as her legs from the knees down.
www.geocities.com /flapper_culture   (1341 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: flapper
flapper 1920's sheba sheik slang petting dinner flappers girl necking apple sauce barlow beasel bun duster cake eater cigarettes cluck country dancer flap flaps hick lend lothario luncheon money neck nonsence obligation prohibition pussy lips rube sex smoking social tea
Flappers usually wore a 'mole strap' and the man the she 'belonged' to had a matching tie.
Oh damn, that flapper is with that guy over there.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=flapper   (434 words)

  
 Do-It-Yourself Toilet Repair Guide: How to Check the Flapper Valve - ACME HOW TO.com
When the flush handle is pressed, a linkage from the handle to the tank flapper pulls the flapper up and releases the water into the bowl.
If the flapper and drain cannot be cleaned or the flapper is damaged or warped, then the flapper should be replaced.
Usually, replacing just the flapper will do the trick, although in some cases, both the flapper and the drain seat must be replaced.
www.acmehowto.com /howto/homemaintenance/plumbing/toilet/flapper.htm   (324 words)

  
 1920s Flapper Fashion History. C20th Costume History for Women in the 1920's
A fashionable flapper had short sleek hair, a shorter than average shapeless shift dress, a chest as flat as a board, wore make up and applied it in public, smoked with a long cigarette holder, exposed her limbs and epitomised the spirit of a reckless rebel who danced the nights away in the Jazz Age.
But because construction of the flapper's dress was less complicated than earlier fashions, women were much more successful at home dressmaking a flapper dress which was a straight shift.
Fast flappers refused to wear corsets and rolled their stockings to the knee to enable them to dance easily.
fashion-era.com /flapper_fashion_1920s.htm   (2465 words)

  
 AmericanHeritage.com / How the Flapper Invented Modern Times
If the flapper was the envy of teenage girls everywhere, to others she was a scourge of good character and morals.
The U.S. Secretary of Labor decried the “flippancy of the cigarette-smoking, cocktail-drinking flapper.” A Harvard psychologist reported that flappers possessed the “lowest degree of intelligence” and posed “a hopeless problem for educators.” In 1929 the Florida legislature even considered banning use of the term flapper, so infamous was her character.
In effect, the flapper was a magnet for both abuse and adulation because she incarnated the tensions of her age.
americanheritage.com /people/articles/web/20060316-flapper-1920s-jazz-age-sex.shtml   (667 words)

  
 The Flap Over Flappers
The flapper was yet another "New Woman." The first "New Woman" was the college-educated woman of the 1880s who pursued a career in journalism or worked in one of the new settlement houses.
The flapper was also part of a self-conscious "generation," the first of many in American history.
The author of "flapper Jane" regarded flappers as not being directly associated with the paint, cigarettes, cocktails, and petting parties that were stereotypical of this type of lifestyle.
www.assumption.edu /users/McClymer/his394/FlapoverFlappers.html   (1203 words)

  
 My flapper wont float - Plumbing - BBS - BobVila.com
I replaced the flapper because it appeared to not be sealing.
Many times a hole develops inside the flapper that allows the air that is trapped under the cup to leak out.
Flappers are matched to the toilet they serve.
www.bobvila.com /BBS/My_flapper_wont_float-plumbing-1-F6092.html   (170 words)

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