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"
>"witty" ("queer blade" in the 50's was a compliment, almost always to a
>bachelor, meaning handsome, fashionable, witty, intelligent, and quick),
>"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 slightly outdated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 ...
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