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The Most Popular Slang the Year You Were Born

Good Housekeeping Logo By Brie Dyas of Good Housekeeping | Slide 1 of 81: The money-flush times of the Roaring Twenties gave rise to this term for a woman who is interested in a man, but only for his money. It came from the appropriately-titled "Mantrap" by Sinclair Lewis.

1926: Gold-Dig

The money-flush times of the Roaring Twenties gave rise to this term for a woman who is interested in a man, but only for his money. It came from the appropriately-titled "Mantrap" by Sinclair Lewis.

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