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Re: Contemptuous Usuage of “Gay”



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Around a quarter million readers have e-mailed in to tell me that the usage
of “gay” that I remarked on was current among teens and pre-teens at least
as far back as the late 1970s. Thanks to all. Truly, there is nothing new
under the sun. Truly, I am hopelessly out of touch with teen culture. It’s
nice to know, though, that NRO has such a firm grip on the 30-something
demographic.



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