[Ads-l] verbigerate

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 9 18:43:58 UTC 2014


OED has only one ex. of this psychiatric term from 1892.

1930 A. R. Thompson in _Saturday Review_ (Jan.) 467: Gertrude Stein has
amused a blase' world by writing like a verbigerating maniac.

JL

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