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Re: "Redheaded Step Child"

Posted by Danny Royland on March 15, 2000

In Reply to: "Redheaded Step Child" posted by Shane Collinsworth on March 15, 2000

: Any one know where this phrase comes from? Used mostly as "I will beat you like a redheaded step child".

heh heh, "I'm gonna slap you around like a redheaded step child." I guess it just come from the prejeduce of Scottish people, they're really the only race with red hair...