mad enough to spit

mad enough to spit

Seethingly angry; furious to the point of becoming irrational. I tell you, I was mad enough to spit when they told me they'd given the grant to that hack, Dr. Warner. The boss was mad enough to spit after he heard we'd lost the Jefferson account.
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(For that matter, the editorials in my own hometown newspaper frequently make me mad enough to spit!) But some people, it seems, have no tolerance for exposure to information or opinions with which they disagree.