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#402 - 03/17/00 01:51 PM origin of "pink fit"  
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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?

#403 - 03/23/00 12:40 AM Re: origin of "pink fit"  
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Could it be the opposite of "blue fit"

#404 - 03/23/00 10:06 PM Re: origin of "pink fit"  
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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 ....

#405 - 03/24/00 02:19 PM Re: origin of "pink fit"  
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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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