“She went out, and was presently followed by Sergeant Abbott, who tucked a hand inside her arm and took her out to lunch at the Royal George, which is the gloomiest and most respectable hotel in Marbury.”
“Noon because she wanted to catch her mother in a good mood (it took her a few hours to get moving), and because her father would be out to lunch and unphonable until one-thirty or so.”
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List for old and new terms and phrases meaning crazy, nuts, batty, prone to extreme nervousness, etc.
Describing the demented--as colorfully as possible.
Words for the mentally irregular
not corresponding to a specific physical location
at the end of one..., at one's wits end, up the creek, round the bend, on cloud nine, in the doldrums, in cloud-cuckoo land, sold down the river, on a slow boat to..., in a brown study, down the rabbit hole, in a rut and 84 more...
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
Looking for tweets for out to lunch.