" the Tea-Baggers and their _angst_ against Obama care "

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Oct 4 14:04:47 UTC 2013

Wilson, the Tea-Baggers may indeed be having existence-ial Angst --
that is, profound fear that they will become extinct.


At 10/3/2013 05:37 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

>In an e-mail to me. Are people now deciding that "angst" is just another
>word for any random feeling of pissed-off-ness, no longer having any
>connection with [existential] _Angst_ at all?
>I'd say something, but I learned long ago that people - especially friends
>- tins to get upset, when you be correckin' they English.
>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 - http://www.americandialect.org

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