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"oh, the feels!"

Originally posted by thnidu at oh, the feels!

Ganked from Superlinguo: (For those who like and use language), A blog about language and linguistics.




INTERNETS OMG

"FEELS" HAS BEEN A LEGIT TERM SINCE AT LEAST 1782:
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The Duchess, by Amanda Foreman.

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, really wrote a real letter to her mother complaining about the feels in 1782.

I love everything.

Are you beset by feels?

Urban Dictionary’s top entry for ‘feels’ is from 2012. Took a while for the word to catch on after the Duchess of Devonshire’s use of it, but here we are.

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