People use this phrase to mean old fashioned, usually as a criticism, and in comparison to themselves. It suggests that the one described as such acts in a way that was appropriate at one time, but is no longer current. Their CO is really old school. The speaker may have been motivated to say this upon receiving some counsel from the CO that was not appreciated. But all circuit overseers, and district overseers and elders in general, receive the same training for their responsibilities, on approximately the same schedule, so no one goes out of date. Overseers who are unable or unwilling to move with Jehovah's chariot are removed from office. (Eze 1:20, 21; Psa 109:8; Act 1:20)  See [w94 8/1 10 par. 3], which illustrates how perfectly adaptable Jehovah's celestial chariot is, and shows how we should likewise remain adaptable.
A term sometimes used to describe sneakers that were around when Baby Boomers were going to school, or more recent designs that emulate these designs. When Baby Boomers went to school, it was "The Wonder Years" in real life, before Title IX: basketball boys in Chucks and cheerleaders in Keds.... and the most dangerous thing was getting caught smoking in the restroom (which I [ Charlie] never did). Examples include the adidas " shell-toes" Promodel and Superstar, the Converse " Chuck Taylor" All Star and the One Star, and the Puma Clyde suede sneaker. Charlie should know all about "old school" as he went to one built in 1923.
(adj) - Referring to any older tactic of |Mac10|, sometimes referring to particular locations on particular maps. This term is primarily used when alltalk is on and it is important that the opponent does not know the location of |Mac10| players "Old school on this one, SeaBass. Let's flank them."
Identifies the early days of hip hop and might also be used as a way to reference one's style. Depending upon the age and one's first exposure to hip hop music that's categorized as old school could have been released anywhere from 1979 to 1986 or even 1988.
General term used to refer to the early days of writing, more specifically, the mid 70s to '82 or '83. Also may refer to hip-hop music of this period. Old-school writers are given respect for being there when it all started, and specific writers are remembered for creating specific styles. For example, Blade and Comet created blockbusters, Phase 2 created bubble letters, clouds, Skeme's "S", and so on.
Old school, variously spelled old skool, oldschool or oldskool, is a slang term referring to an older school of thinking or acting and to old objects in general, within the context of newer, more modern times. Rather than carrying the negative connotation of obsolete, it may be used to refer to a time of perceived higher standards or level of craft. The term "old school" may be effectively equivalent to "They just don't make 'em like this anymore".
Old School is a comedy motion picture released by Dream Works SKG in 2003, about three thirty-somethings who seek to re-live their college days by starting a fraternity, and the tribulations they encounter in doing so. The film, which stars Luke Wilson (Mitch), Vince Vaughn (Beanie) and Will Ferrell (Frank), was directed by Todd Phillips and written by Phillips and Scot Armstrong.
Old School is a novel by Tobias Wolff. It was first published on November 4, 2003, after three chunks of the novel had appeared in The New Yorker as short stories.
"Old School" is the second single by the hip-hop duo DANGERDOOM from their album The Mouse and The Mask. It was released July 10, 2006.
Rick Devin's "Old School - Hits of the 60s & 70s" CD (2007) Mastered by Ricardo Garcia, with special guests: Chet McCracken (former member of The Doobie Brothers Band) and Chris Pinnick (former member of the band Chicago) and featuring Maria Fernanda Ricart and Manoel de Souza. http://www.rickdevin.com/newsletters.htm 1