Light in the Loafers

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sat Aug 11 16:49:59 UTC 2001

> Been seeing the phrase "a little light in the loafers" as a euphemism for
> gay lately. Is this new? And how come this phrase?

HDAS has an entry for this, with the earliest for this form being 1989,
though there is a "light on the feet" from 1970 and a "lightfooted" a
bit earlier than that.

Jesse Sheidlower

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