An FB-ism: "This hit me right in the feels."

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 17 23:51:43 UTC 2013

See the entry for "feels" in the Spring 2013 installment of "Among the
New Words" (, covering nominees in the 2012 ADS
WOTY selection. "Feels" for "feelings" was nominated in the Most
Unnecessary category.


Ben Zimmer

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