Date: Wed, 3 Aug 1994 07:55:11 -0500
From: Alan Slotkin ARS7950[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]TNTECH.EDU
Subject: Re: Queries: GAY; SEE WITH ONES HEELS
The 8th ed. of Partridge's work cites GAY as "slightly intoxicated"
19th-20th c.; as "impudent, impertinent, presumptuous" US (--1899). Crane
does indeed use it in the New York Sketches as the Random House dictionary
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