Posted by E. on December 07, 1999
In Reply to: Walk on the wild side posted by Stefan Fuchs on December 06, 1999
: Hallo outside there !
: Can someone tell me the meaning of the phrase "Walk
: on the wild side ?".
: Please send me an email:
: thank you !
: p.s. so sorry about my bad english !
Well, if memory serves, at the extreme level it means drinking and/or drugging, partying and having sex outside the bounds of matrimony...usually at night when good Christian people are in bed asleep. That's what it means to me.
Sometimes a person might say this phrase in a joking manner. A friend decides to have a piece of toast for breakfast instead of cereal, "Hey! You're walking on the wild side."
There was a song several years ago. From that song, for some reason, I got the impression the singer was using the phrase to mean the "wild side" meant a homosexual encounter.