An ad: _baby_ > _it_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 25 22:50:36 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> To me, "apeshit" has always covered all forms of craziness.

Probably a consequence of age and distance. For me, "going apeshit" is
showing unbridled enthusiasm; "going batshit" is (suddenly) showing
(un)righteous anger, like "breaking nasty," but for white folk. ;-)
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 -

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