[Ads-l] Facebookery: _give feels_ "cause a deep emotional reaction(?)"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 24 22:43:32 EDT 2016

"It [this heart-rending tale of bullying] is guaranteed to _give you
feels_, make you say "Aww!" and maybe shed a tear."

A 2012 definition in the UD seems to fit:

Shortened version of 'feeling', generally a strong emotional response.
"This story _gave me so many feels_."
"I know that feel, bro."

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 - http://www.americandialect.org

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