Turn on...

Posted by ESC on September 07, 2001

In Reply to: Turn on... posted by masakim on September 07, 2001

: : : : Waht is the entire phrase:
: : : : Tune In Drop Out.........

: : : Turn on, tune in, drop out. Timothy Leary. From the "21st Century Dictionary of Quotations," edited by the Princeton Language Institute (Dell Publishing, New York, 1993).

: : And the year was: 1967. "Counterculture figurehead Dr. Timothy Leary advises, 'Turn on, tune in, drop out." "When We Were Young: A Baby-Boomer Yearbook" by Rita Lang Kleinfelder (Prentice Hall, New York, 1993).

: In hippie parlance, 'to turn on' meant to liberate one's mind from conventions, materialism, negative thinking, etc., especially through the use of mind-altering drugs. 'Turn on, tune in, drop out' was the slogan of the LSD-guru Dr Timothy Leary (1920- ).
: From Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable)

Yes it did. If memory serves.