Fun Fact March 17, 2021.
17 March 2021
Have you ever had or witnessed a conniption fit? The origin of this particular phrase is not known. It is an American term and was first used in about 1833. One can have a conniption without the fit, or a fit without a conniption, but when you put them both together you have yourself a conniption fit. Basically it means going into a fit of rage, hysteria, or alarm. Closely related are a tantrum, a blowup, an outburst or the ever popular hissy fit.