06/10/2014 11:13 BST | Updated 06/10/2014 11:59 BST

14 Words We'd Like To Make A Comeback

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British Actors Lennard Pearce; David Jason And Nicholas Lyndhurst Stars of the BBC TV comedy series 'Only Fools and Horses'. (Photo by Photoshot/Getty Images)

Things these days might be so good, they're 'sick'. Or people might be so keen to disrepect someone that they'll 'throw shade' at them. Presumably if what they're doing isn't 'sick'.

But what about the good ol' slang words of the Seventies, Eighties and 1800s?

Yes, we think it's about time to revive the following phrases, and to do so without irony. Because we miss calling someone a wally, we miss going for a boogie - and the whole thing is, frankly, a real bummer...

14 Words We'd Like To Make A Comeback

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