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raidcehlalred @OrangeSox said:
@tubescreamer said:
Question: is there a known meaning for “dioxin on my head, gaddafi in my bed”?
This is a great question. What a random couple of words... The original Gaddafi keyword pops up at a time when he was one of America's great foes, coming shortly after the hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 and several months after the bombing of Libya in retaliation for a Libyan terrorist attack in Berlin. Perhaps he was just in the news.

I wonder if the dioxin reference could be something related to inconsequential school-learning, since they were all still ostensibly college students. I don't really see anything notable about dioxins around that same time. Perhaps one of those questions we will never have answered, but i'd love to know its origins too since it's essentially the most common "keyword" ever...
This is something we pondered ....

You mention Gaddafi in a historical context. I'm far from a history major, but I believe a lot of the West's angst regarding Libya at the time centered upon chemical weapon fears.

I think dioxin is found in Agent Orange.

So the reference could be with regard to having these concerns on the 'head' (mind), so to speak. These sorts of things you'd have nightmares about, or would keep you up at night sort of thing ....

(Head and bed rhyming, of course / An ends and means ....)

Gaddafi was also known to disappear / had doubles .... So this could also be sort of a goofy play on that wild aspect of the story, as in: Hey, look, he's over here, sort of thing ....

Pure speculation -


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