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Re: Makes my blood boil

Posted by ESC on November 13, 2007

In Reply to: Makes my blood boil posted by Linda on November 13, 2007

: "Makes my blood boil"

: Can anyone tell me the origin of this phrase?

People used to think blood actually boiled when they became angry or excited. See
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