In this video short, Candiss explains the origin of the expression “Don’t Fly Off The Handle”. Today it means to “become very angry and lose control over your emotions” but in Colonial times it referred to a common household item.
Colonial Expressions: Why Do We Say That? Episode 4: Don’t Fly Off The Handle
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