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Re: Gypsy's warning

Posted by Masakim on November 04, 2001

In Reply to: Re: Gypsy's warning posted by ESC on November 04, 2001

: : What is meant by the phrase "gypsy's warning"?

: The only gypsy warning that I'm familiar with is the one in "The Wolf Man," a 1941 movie. See http://rhs.jack.k12.wv.us/classic/feature/wolfman/wolfsb1.htm

gypsy's/gipsy's warning n.1 [mid-19C+] no warning at all. [neg. stereotyping]
gypsy's/gipsy's warning n.2 [mid-19C+] morning. [Rhy. sl.]
From _Cassell's Dictionary of Slang_ by Jonathon Green