wshaffer (wshaffer) wrote,
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Idiom of the week...

I was just googling around, trying to find out the derivation of the expression "heebie jeebies". I found this article, which notes that the expression is similar in meaning to the British expression, "the screaming habdabs".

I am now practically holding my breath, waiting for some suitable opportunity to drop "the screaming habdabs" into casual conversation.
Tags: anglophilia is contagious, word nerd
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