misc: fantod

Posted on August 8, 2010

… and this is especially for the Jobbing Doctor who gave out to me for being so lax at blogging and being a kept man (which I’m not, incidentally) …

fantod

–noun
1.
Usually, fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies; the fidgets (usually prec. by the ): We all developed the fantods when the plane was late in arriving.
2.
Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion.

I wonder are Jobbing’s fantods analogous to golfers’ yips?

Answers on a postcard please. One lucky winner will receive a used copy of Gardening Weakly, March 1974.