[Ads-l] to rage-quit

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 12 10:32:18 EST 2022


On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 10:11 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-rage-quits-npr-interview-110147973.html


I recall the term crossing my radar in 2013:

https://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Family/Modern-Parenthood/2013/1001/Government-shutdown-is-no-game-Congress-rage-quits
"Government shutdown is no game: Congress 'rage quits'"

Wordspy (in an entry from 2015) notes that it appeared as early as 2005 in
Urban Dictionary.

https://wordspy.com/index.php?word=ragequit

--bgz

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