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HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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We all know the proverb, ‘Old is Gold.’ But, how the world ‘old’ is getting its due from this world? There is something that we generally fail to identify with the term old. But that word is a treasure itself. How? Let’s dig deep and find out.

1. Old Bailey – The Central Criminal Court of the City of London and of the greater London area.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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2. Old Believers – Called to those Members of the Russian Orthodox Church who rejected the liturgical reforms of the patriarch Nikon and were excommunicated in 1667.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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3. Old Glory – The United States Flag. This name is said to have given by William Driver, A Salem keeper in the year 1831. So, much for a flag and for the country.

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4. Old Guard – The veteran regiments of Napoleon’s Imperial Guard, devoted to their Emperor. The Old Guard could be relied upon in any desperate strait.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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5. Old Stager –Originally an experienced stage player, which is now used as one of long experience or an old hand at the game.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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6. Old Style – Term used tin Chronology where Old style refers to dating by the Julian Calendar, at the same time New Style refers to Gregorian Calendar.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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7. Old Fox – A nickname of George Washington and Marshal Soult. They were known for their excellence in intelligence while negotiating any deal or warfare.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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8. Old lady of the Bund – The nickname given by British Residents in China to the ‘North China Daily News’ published at Sanghai (1825-1829)

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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9. Old Boy Net or Network – Arranging something on the ‘Old Boy Network’ means to fix it through a social contact instead of going through the usual channels

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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10. (The) Old Country – In the days of British Empire, Great Britain

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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11. Old Woman – If you are saying colloquially, a fusspot. The term also means an old ditherer.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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12. Old World – Combination of Asia, Europe and Africa are called so when contrasted with New World, which obviously included Australia, USA

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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13. Old Wives tales – Superstitious stories and beliefs. These are kept alive and spread by credulous old women.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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14. Old Hat –Giving a perfect shape of these words as it mean ‘obsolete.’ The expression probably arises from the fact that hats tend to date long before they are worn out.

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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15. Old Boots – Old never loses its charm and same happens here as Old boot means ‘Vigorously.’ Yes it used as a Slang

HOW OLD YOU CAN GET! 15 OLD Words can leave you Stunned!

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