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Re: Don't be square

Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 14, 2002

In Reply to: Don't be square posted by Prakash on November 14, 2002

: What is the meaning of "don't be such a square"

: Thanks

Square = Old Fashioned Person

So when someone uses that phrase they are really saying:
Loosen up a bit and don't be so conservative and old fashioned in your views.
The modern version, which I hear from my kids, is:
"Oh Daddy, you are such a dork, why can't I stay out overnite at Matt's house after the party. His parents will be home."
Yeah, right!