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Go fly a kite

Posted by ESC on August 09, 2011 at 01:03

In Reply to: Go fly a kite posted by Bill on August 08, 2011 at 18:51:

: Anyone know the origin of the phrase: "Go fly a kite!"?

It's old and it's American. That's all I know. "Go fly a kite" was among "provocative" taunts "of youth of other days that are back." The Sad Decline of Expressionism, column in the San Antonio Express, 08 Jan 1926, Page 8.