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Re: Conniption fit

Posted by Israel izzy Cohen on July 29, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Conniption fit posted by R. Berg on July 08, 2005

What is the meaning and origin of conniption fit?

The meaning seems to have been well described, but no one mentioned the origin.

I suspect that connip(tion) is simply a reversal of "panic".

Israel "izzy" Cohen