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- v. To experience an epileptic seizure.
- v. To become suddenly enraged.
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- v. get very angry and fly into a rage
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You know Seema baji will have a fit if she sees you.
He’d have a fit if there was ever so much as a smudge on they-umm.
Suddenly the words are pouring out of her: a breathless, demented monologue that she can't stop even if she wants to, and neither can I. "They've got her Salvo who they are God Himself only knows I'm at the police station reportin 'it but I can't talk too much they took her clean off the pavement from beside me right outside the church we got rid of the kids and Amelia pre-tendin' to have a fit and her mum sayin 'we spoiled her and Hannah and me we're goin' down the hill real cross at the ingratitude when this car stops and two fellows one black one white ordinary-lookin 'fellows Salvo and a white woman driver who keeps lookin' straight out ahead of her through the windscreen never once turns her head the whole time they get out and the black one says Hi Hannah and puts his arm round her waist like he's an old friend and sweeps her into the car and they've gone and now this nice police lady she's asking 'me what kind of car and showin' me pictures of cars hours it's taken Hannah never said a word to me she didn't have time and now the police are sayin 'maybe she wanted to go with those boys maybe this was some guy she was already goin' with or thought she'd like to earn herself a few quid on her back with the both of them as if Hannah would do a thing like that they just snatched her off the street and the nice police lady is sayin 'well maybe she's on the game and maybe you're the same Grace there's such a thing as wastin' the time of a police officer you know it's actually a crime Grace maybe you should be aware of that I lost my rag why don't you put a bloody notice up I told her no blacks taken seriously so now she's talkin 'to everybody except me."