Wednesday, June 10, 2009

the fantods

(groovy pot with frog and inch worm by Gary Rith)
Another one of the wife's expressions. She comes back from out of town and is not well. The piglet flu?????
I am not sure that she has the fantods this time, but it is an amusing word.
–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.


Unknown said...

I like it. I'm going to try to use that word today, assuming I get nervous about something. :)

Nancy L.K. Boyce said...

I am FULL of fantods!!!

Lynda said...

What a great word, but not great circumstances.

Glennis said...

Great word. Sounds like something an eccentric aunt would say! I'm using it!

Jerry said...

How strange...that is the second mention of the fantods today.