One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The 1970s, regarded as a period characterized by an obsessive preoccupation with personal fulfilment and self-gratification; (later also) the 1980s, regarded as a period characterized by selfishness and materialism.
1970s; earliest use found in Tom Wolfe (b. 1931), journalist and novelist.
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