Idioms from The Outsiders/Today

By: Sophia Atkins, Amber Coley, and Elizabeth Perry

The first example of an idiom from the book "The Outsiders" is "fuzz", meaning police. This is on page 69. Today, we use "po-po".

Another example of an idiom from the book "The Outsiders" is "half-crocked", meaning drunk. This is on page 35. Today, we use "buzzed".

Another example of an idiom from the book "The Outsiders" is "tuff", which means cool/sharp. This is on page 12. Today, we use "sick".

In "The Outsiders", this would be an example of a "tuff" mustang.

In "The Outsiders", they call jail the "cooler". This is on page 12. Today, we call it the "slammer".

One last slang from "The Outsiders" is "trap", meaning mouth. This is on page 81. Today, we use "piehole".

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