[Ads-l] place, n.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 29 08:01:00 EDT 2016

I don't see this in OED though it may be in there somewhere.

'Mental or emotional state.' Extremely common in recent years.

Ex. from MSNBC: America "is not in a very trusting place now."

"Space" is similarly used.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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