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Re: Spanish education

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Saturday, March 16, 2002, 14:04
Mike Karapcik wrote:
> I've also read that "fag" used to be a chick, "European sounding" >American slang phrase for cigarette. Then again, "queer" used to be "odd" >or >"witty" ("queer blade" in the 50's was a compliment, almost always to a >bachelor, meaning handsome, fashionable, witty, intelligent, and quick), >and >"gay" was "happy".
You should seen the reaction when my class some years ago in a read-aloud excercise came across the phrase "Sue was a gay girl" ... slightly outdated books I'm afraid ... Andreas _________________________________________________________________ MSN Photos is the easiest way to share and print your photos:


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