Sadie Hawkins was a character in the classic comic strip Li'l Abner, created by Al Capp.
Sadie, a 'spinster', proclaimed Sadie Hawkins Day, on which unmarried girls pursued bachelors in a foot race, with matrimony as the consequence. The role-reversing tradition caught on in schools around the country, and the Sadie Hawkins Dance was born.
In the United States, the Sadie Hawkins Dance is usually a less formal dance
sponsored by a high school, middle school or college, in which female students ...
Dec 13, 2013 ... Sadie Hawkins' renown, which evolved into an American folk-holiday in some
places, doesn't really originate from a dance, but rather from a ...
Nov 15, 2012 ... My first memory of Sadie Hawkins Day is from 1999, when it was the inspiration
for an awkward chaperoned middle school dance. We were ...
Though old-school taboos like wearing white before Labor Day or mixing black with brown are now commonly accepted, one tradition that seems to have stuck around is that - in most cases - the boy still asks the girl to prom.
The Sadie Hawkins dance
gives a girl her chan... More »
The concept behind Sadie Hawkins Day is supposed to make girls and ... of
those dreadful Sadie Hawkins Day school dances, where the pressure was on
and the ... But knowing the ugly truth behind its origin, we're not sure how this
Aug 28, 2000 ... Dear Straight Dope: Who was Sadie Hawkins, and why did she get a dance
named after her? — Michael Witry. Sadie Hawkins' fame is not ...
Oct 26, 2011 ... So who is this Sadie Hawkins and why is she so cruel? Let us go back to a time
that was not so politically correct – specifically, 1937. If you're a ...
Sadie-hawkins definition, Also called Sadie, Sadies. a party, dance, or other
social event, especially one held annually among high ... Origin of Sadie
Understand that when it comes to high school dances, the policy for most kids is "
First Come, First Served." Apart from the ... Another girl asked my crush to the
Sadie Hawkins Dance. What do I .... What is the origin of the Sadie Hawkins