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fun city

noun phrase

Any city, esp New York City, fancied to be a venue for pleasure, often ironically

[late 1960s+; first used as a public relations motto for the administration of New York City mayor John Lindsay, and felt to be in ironic contrast with increasing urban shabbiness, poverty, crime, etc]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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