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    Midsummer madness

    Hello,

    Is the idiom midsummer madness still used in English? I am asking before I have come across it chiefly in an older literature.

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    Re: Midsummer madness

    You will still come across it in BrE. It's not that common, but I don't hear mad as a March hare much either.

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    Re: Midsummer madness

    Yes. Clicking here will bear out your comment.

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    Re: Midsummer madness

    That Ngram is interesting- it seems to be making a slight comeback, though the decline is marked.

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