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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Common Expressions And Their Origins, No.14: Run Amuk
Meaning: Go crazy
from the Malaysian word amoq, which describes the behavior of tribesmen who,
under the influence of opium, became wild, rampaging mobs that attacked anybody
in their path