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Chris -- 2018-04-11
It’s a common belief that when you have to contort your anger and frustration in order to keep them hidden, pressure starts to build. Pent up anger can start to twist and warp on its own, as well, I suppose. Bent up anger is also reminiscent of being bent out of shape about something. More than 100 hits.
I like the idea that frustration and anger can be heating up on the inner stove:
I am saving up all my panned up frustration and will unleash on them when I get back
http://4guys2girlsandablog.blogspot.ca/ … again.html
because of teacher student identities, they had a little panned up frustration when they
Last edited by David Bird (2012-09-07 19:35:56)
Today I heard “bent up anger” on the radio. At first I though I might have misheard him, but he repeated it a few minutes later. This was the same national network where last week I heard “placate” pronounced to rhyme with “jacket”.
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