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By Pete Radosevich
Harrys Gang 

'Baby, It's Cold Outside'


December 21, 2018

Some people are frothing this holiday season after some #MeToo people pointed out that the holiday classic “Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ is a little creepy. These people are furiously offended that some other people are offended by things that don’t offend them. Confused? Extremists are always confusing.

Well, the song is a little creepy, if it’s judged by today’s standards. Certainly, a song written about the boy-meets-girl cat-and-mouse mating rituals of post-war American culture would never become popular today. But it’s perfectly appropriate for 1949, the year it first became...

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