Friolly at AOL.COM
Sun Jul 7 01:36:10 UTC 2002
In a message dated 7/6/02 5:52:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
slang at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK writes:
> . I have
> always assmed _grody/groady_, which seems to have come along with the early
> 1980s 'Valley Girls', to be a direct descendant. (Connie Eble, in _Slang
> Socialibility_, also suggests a Valley Girls origin for _grody_).
> Jonathon Green
No way! I remember hearing 'grody' about 1972 (I remember the kid from whom
and the grade I was in when I heard it--strange how we remember some
things)--long before the Valley girls. They didn't invent it.
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