An FB-ism: "This hit me right in the feels."

John Doe hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 18 00:56:49 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 6:51 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at> wrote:

> nominated in the Most Unnecessary category.

Wherein it clearly belongs.

OTOH, back in the '60's, I used to consider "the jaws" to be a hip way of
saying "anger."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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