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'mile high club'

Posted by R. Berg on December 04, 2003

In Reply to: A member of the 'mile high club' posted by ESC on December 04, 2003

: : This expression dates back to the days of the DC 3 and the beginning of private aviation. It refers to someone who has done the deed at altitude and used to be quite rare. Recently, I heard from an International Stewardess (sorry, flight attendant) that it not at all rare anymore -- happens all the time on night flights. Can this really be?????

: I don't know. The only places I ever get to go are work and church. But I'm interested in seeing who will admit to firsthand knowledge.

I've heard it used here in California, not this year but recently enough that I wouldn't say it's obsolete.