Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 2 01:43:07 UTC 2008

Mark's data point closely coincides with Marc's.

My wife says it refers to melodramatic teen girls.

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 6:16 PM, Marc Velasco <marcjvelasco at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been under the impression that 'drama queen' referred to girls/women
> (of any orientation) who tend to 'create drama' in their lives and in their
> social circles, blowing things out of proportion, finding conspiracies and
> intrigues against them at every corner, and are generally uncomfortable with
> the calm, the mellow, or the chill.  At least that's how this datapoint has
> always heard it.

m a m

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