[Ads-l] nervous breakdown 1866

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 15 20:15:45 EST 2021


"was salivated"?

MAM

On Mon, Feb 15, 2021, 5:55 AM Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

> The Atlantic (online), March 2021:
> “The term nervous breakdown first appeared in a 1901 medical treatise for
> physicians.”
> OED and M-W have 1870.
> 1866 March
> Herald of Health p. 105/1
> Last winter I had a nervous breakdown and was salivated again.
> SG
>

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