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#402 - 03/17/00 08:51 AM origin of "pink fit"
lpuszcz Offline
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I came across the expression "pink fit" in a book the other day. Any ideas as to where this expression came from?


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#403 - 03/22/00 07:40 PM Re: origin of "pink fit"
jmh Offline
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Could it be the opposite of "blue fit"


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#404 - 03/23/00 05:06 PM Re: origin of "pink fit"
MarkHJay Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
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Loc: Short Hills NJ
I have read this expression in an old (1940's? 1950?) book. In context, it meant an overstated
and exaggeratedly gay expostulation. "Pink" was a perjorative way to refer to a gay male. In the
1940's/1950's, gay women had yet to be invented ....


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#405 - 03/24/00 09:19 AM Re: origin of "pink fit"
conscious Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
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How about pink fit referring to the fact that when one is having one, his/her face becomes pink/red with anger? Sounds plausible.


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