Things That are Old

"Old" is a part of each answer.
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Last updated: August 30, 2018
First submittedNovember 6, 2010
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Yellowstone geyser
Old Faithful
Had a farm, ee-i-ee-i-o
Old MacDonald
Clothing chain owned by Gap
Old Navy
Manchester United's stadium
Old Trafford
Europe, Asia, and Africa
Old World
Frosty the Snowman: "There must
have been some magic in that..."
Old Silk Hat
Bourbon, sugar cube, bitters
and soda water
Old Fashioned
Superstition or urban legend
Old Wives' Tale
Will Ferrell movie
Old School
First half of the Bible
Old Testament
Can't learn new tricks
Old Dog
The rich, but not the nouveau riche
Old Money
Brand of deodorant
Old Spice
Titian or Michelangelo, for example
Old Master
Ain't what she used to be, ain't
what she used to be
Old Grey Mare
Nickname of the USS Constitution
Old Ironsides
Language of Beowulf
Old English
Nickname of the American Flag
Old Glory
Book about a big, yellow dog
Old Yeller
What a biker calls his wife
Old Lady
Level 58
Jun 7, 2013
I though Beowulf was written in a Scandinavian language- well you learn something new every day! Good quiz harder than I thought it was going to be.
Level 84
Jun 7, 2013
The whole reason that Beowulf is famous is because it is the oldest surviving story written in the English language. Though most English speakers today would not understand it because the language has evolved so much. This is why it's called "Old English." It's also the oldest surviving European literature written in something other than Latin.
Level 64
Jun 23, 2016
That last sentence doesn't really make sense, as there is an awful lot of surviving Greek literature that far predates Beowulf.
Level 84
Nov 7, 2017
Other than Latin or Greek, then? Maybe what I read meant to say the oldest European literature not written in a "classical" language.
Level 84
Jun 7, 2013
and Old English was the language of the Saxons, who originally were from the area in Northern Germany closest to Denmark. So... it almost is a Scandinavian language.
Level 71
Jun 7, 2013
According to Wikipedia, Old English acquired a number of words (sky, leg, they, are, to name a few) from Old Norse, thanks to the Scandinavians who took their vacations there. As for Beowulf, part of it is set in Denmark, so you had good reasons for thinking it was written in some Germanic language other than English.
Level 84
Jun 7, 2013
yes. like I just pointed out, the Saxons and Danes were neighbors.. reasonable assumption to make. Though I remember learning in high school that it was written in Old English and trying to make sense of it in the original language.
Level 74
Jan 22, 2016
Old (and modern) English and Scandinavian languages are all Germanic languages -- though the vocabulary of English is about 60% Latinate because of invasions by Rome and later good Old William of Orange in 1066.
Level 84
Dec 11, 2017
William the Conqueror, not William of Orange.
Level 76
Mar 15, 2014
I'm just glad that I wasn't on there. :)
Level 44
Apr 11, 2014
With Manchester United on here... isn't this quiz too Euro-Centric?

KIDDING! Just kidding!

Level 35
Apr 19, 2016
up until today i thought it was old WISE tale....
Level 71
May 22, 2016
Old wives do tend to be very wise.
Level 75
Jul 10, 2018
Not once the dementia starts to kick in...
Level 32
Aug 25, 2016
aw great I tried "old straw hat" and "old top hat"
Level 78
Oct 17, 2018
Sometimes you hear "old top hat" as an alternative lyric in some modern versions of the song. (Michael Buble). It was an old silk top hat in most depictions, but the original lyric is "old silk hat." Maybe consider adding "top hat" as an acceptable answer.
Level 48
Jul 5, 2017
I thought it was old horse.
Level 71
Oct 17, 2018
Was soccer invented to keep me from getting a perfect score on these quizzes?
Level 59
Oct 17, 2018
There must have been some magic in that old top hat he found...
Level 37
Oct 16, 2020
Old Town Road isn’t in the quiz!? Why?
Level 68
Feb 9, 2022
I saw Old Yeller. I never considered that dog to be big.
Level 51
Apr 9, 2022
please accept old TOP hat - I've never heard silk.
Level 56
Sep 21, 2022
I don't understand what bikers have to do with anything, last clue could just read "Wife"