16 Delightful Sayings We Need to Bring Back
These expressions let you do everything from give advice to describe your feelings, with charm and originality. So, the next time you get "folded into fours," (slide 7) you'll know how to explain it.
Designer: Jen Troyer
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Holly Golightly called it having the "mean reds," but when you're furious, sulking or bad-tempered—for a good reason or not—your ancient Midwestern relations are likely to observe that you are "in a faunch." The expression is said teasingly and indulgently—and it's worth reviving, because it recognizes that dark moods come to us all, and often shouldn't be taken too seriously. If you have a best friend who occasionally blows up at you over small things, take it in stride and tell yourself, "she's in a faunch" and know that it will pass.