[Ads-l] "get tres gay on"

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 26 19:31:00 EST 2017

I was listening to SiriusXM 40s Junction today in the car.

The Bing Crosby/Andrews Sisters version of Route 66 came on.

At the end of the song, Bing sings "get tres gay on (Route 66)", which
strikes me as an unusual construction for the 1940s.

The song is here:

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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