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Thread #42621 Message #1049680
Posted By: Snuffy
07-Nov-03 - 12:37 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: they don't write them like that any more
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: they don't write them like that anym
To 'throw a wobbler' is a slang expression, literally meaning to have a fit (which makes you go all wobbly), but now usually just means an exaggerated and disproportionate display of displeasure.
For instance, perpetrators of "road rage" attacks are throwing a wobbler.
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