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Pop one's cherry

Posted by ESC on February 04, 2003

In Reply to: Pop one's cherry posted by rosy capon on February 04, 2003

: Does anyone know where this phrase comes from? I obviously know what it means but would love to know its origins!

Well, if memory serves, women bleed when they "lose" their virginity. Blood is red. Cherries are red. Then there's the forbidden fruit element. That's all I know about that.