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Re: You're a peach

Posted by ESC on April 22, 2008 at 21:25:

In Reply to: You're a peach posted by Jim on April 22, 2008 at 21:00:

: Where did "You're a peach" originate from?

Women have been called "a peach" since the Civil War because of their peaches and cream complexions. Make that fair-skinned women. See http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/6/messages/170.html