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Red-headed stepchild

Posted by Btd on November 28, 2000

In Reply to: Red-headed stepchild posted by Btd on November 28, 2000

: : I have found many references using "red-headed stepchild" as a cliche for the abused, undervalued outcast.
: : I am very interested in knowing the origin of this phrase and its apparent cultural derivation.
: : SW

: see "Archive 5" Aug 22-00 for previous discussions.
My apologies I meant "Archive 6" (same date)