Popular internet term 'Feels' dates way back to 1782

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From Karen Healey's Tumblr: "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, really wrote a real letter to her mother complaining about the feels in 1782."

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The excerpt is from the book "The Duchess," by Amanda Foreman.

[HT: Theremina]

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  1. At this point, I automatically suspect any BoingBoing headline that contains the words, "dates back to."

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