Posted by ESC on January 28, 2001
In Reply to: Re: Chasing the Dragon posted by NeilB on January 27, 2001
: : : Need origin, if anyone knows it, please let me know!
: : : Thanks!
: : : I've heard it refered to as free basing cocaine.
: The phrase refers to heating cocain and breathing the fumes (as I am sure
: you all knew!). So as cocain when heated gives off white smoke perhaps the
: origin is in chasing the white wispy smoke or because cocain originally
: came from the East. Maybe someone else knows more?
Maybe it refers to a "fire-breathing dragon"?