Antedating of "limp wrist(ed)" 1950
SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Wed Jan 28 02:30:44 UTC 2004
OED has 1960, HDAS has 1957, M-W 1960.
Using Newspaperarchive we find
18 Sept. 1950 _Berkshire(MA) Evening Eagle_ page ?/column 2. (An interesting article about homosexuality as it was viewed at that time. Sen. Joseph McCarthy raised the "bad security risks" in the State Department, implying homosexuals)
<<Manisfestations of this are seen in the number of jokes about the limp wrist set, and the occasional reports of homosexuals, ....>>
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