Hang from the Ceiling and Drip Green
“Hang from the ceiling and drip green,” a fannish epithet meaning “fuck off,” stems from “Born of Man and Woman,” a science fiction short story by Richard Matheson, originally published in the July 1950 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
|From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959|
|(Matheson:Rapp) Objurgation -- meaning, roughly, "go soak your head" -- from "Born of Man and Woman"; given fannish currency by its use in the battles between the DSFL and the Wolverine Insurgents.|
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