2016年5月25日 星期三

smithereens, rage room/ anger room, stress relief treatment

The simple concept behind people paying to smash things to smithereens: “Traffic, job, your boss; everybody gets pissed."

Facilities across the US are offering angry people the chance to smash…
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A Toronto company has created a 'rage room' that's the perfect place to de-stress

Stress relief treatment that's all the rage: The room you can smash up ...

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Jan 17, 2013 - Two teenagers have opened a 'Rage Room' in the northern Serbian city of Novi Sad, where customers pay $6 to destroy a room and its ...


Anger Room is a business in Dallas, Texas that rents out rooms furnished with common objects that people can then destroy.[1][2][3]
It was opened in December 2011 by Donna Alexander.[4]

smithereens 

plural noun INFORMAL
a lot of very small broken pieces:
Our city was bombed to smithereens during the war.
So many films nowadays involve everyone and everything being blown to smithereens.




Pronunciation: /ˌsmɪðəˈriːnz/ 

(also smithers /ˈsmɪðəz/)

PLURAL NOUN

informal
Small pieces:grenade blew him to smithereens



Origin

Early 19th century: probably from Irish smidirín.
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  • This word for tiny fragments into which something is broken was first recorded in the early 19th century. It probably comes from Irish smidirín from smiodar ‘fragment’.


rage 

Pronunciation: /reɪdʒ/ 


NOUN

1[MASS NOUN] Violent uncontrollable anger:her face was distorted with rage[COUNT NOUN]: he flew into a rage

VERB

[NO OBJECT]
1Feel or express violent uncontrollable anger:he raged at the futility of it all[WITH DIRECT SPEECH]: ‘That’s unfair!’ Maggie raged

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