Vietnam Graffiti Project (X sucks, etc.)

Jonathon Green slang at ABECEDARY.NET
Fri Oct 21 08:04:20 UTC 2005

>  I believe that this is the first time such
> usage has been found from the '60s (unless Ron Butters has discovered
> examples since his 2001 _Dictionaries_ article).

In James Blake's 1971 prison memoir 'The Joint', the bulk of which is
composed of dated letters from 1950s-60s, one finds the following:

1963 James Blake letter 21 Feb. in _The Joint_ (1972) 205: I wrote on
the wall, ‘Franz Kafka sucks.’


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