Conversation Starters

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I'm going to a Twenties party. What are some conversation starters?

Conversation Starters

Need some good conversation starters at your 1920s costume party. Take the lead with some of our fun facts from history:

  • The "Great Gatsby" was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
  • The end of World War I (1914-1919) brought in a new era of prosperity and giddiness.
  • The booming stock market came to a crash in 1929.
  • Women started wearing nylons
    # Alcohol Prohibition ushered in the illegal alcohol trade.
  • Gangsters and organized crime protected the illegal booze business
  • The 1920s brought in the Jazz Age.
  • The Charleston was the dance of choice.
  • Women were called Flappers because they were like baby birds just getting started.
  • Flappers were also called Garconnes, French for "boys," because of the boyish fashion silhouette.

   

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