That would be because he's spouting drivel with as much factual support as the contents of a playboy letters page. Gay has meant happy since the word was the Old French Gai in the 12th century. Looking online for all of a minute lead me to this quite frankly shocking revelation leading me to suspect old tweedle dumb there tends to either just make stuff up and call it a fact or he's to dumb to use google. I'm leaning towards making stuff up as he can use forums however badly it maybe . Older names for homosexuals would be sapphic catamites buggerers and lots of others. Speaking of older uses of words dear numbnuts you are a tedious fool.