[Ads-l] Antedating of "Come Out of the Closet" (Homosexuality)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 22 12:10:03 UTC 2018

come out of the closet (homosexuality) (OED 1972)

1968 _Berkeley Barb_ 15-21 Mar. 12/1 (Independent Voices)  HAY FRUITS!  Come out of the closet long enuf to attend the East Bay Gay Discussion Group Fridays.

Fred Shapiro

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

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