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1月 10 2008

gay

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在BBC 2007拍摄的电视剧 Fanny Hill 中,女主角回忆说“I enjoyed the gay life in Mrs Cole’s”。Fanny Hill 写于十八世纪,但其实直到不久前,gay 仍然经常用来形容“快乐、喜悦”等。在 David Lean 1945 拍摄的《相见恨晚》(Brief Encounter)中,我听到女主角至少两次说道“I felt delighted and gay”和“I was reckless and gay”。

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