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Entry from June 14, 2021
“I got mood poisoning at work. It must be something I hate”

"I got mood poisoning. Must have been something I hate” (or “I got mood poisoning at work. It must be something I hate")—a pun on “food poisoning” and “something I ate”—is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images.

In the five-hour television miniseries Wild Palms, on the episode “The Floating World” that aired on May 17, 1993, Eli Levitt (played by David Warner) said:

“Small case of mood poisoning. Must have been something I hate.”

“I’ve got mood poisoning. I’t must be something I hate” was posted on the newsgroup comp.sys.amiga.games on July 9, 1993. “I’ve got mood poisoning. It must be something that I hate” is from the song “You and Me and the Devil Makes 3” by Marilyn Manson, on the album Eat Me, Drink Me (2007). “I got mood poisoning...Must have been something i hate...” was posted on Twitter by billy chapata on October 18, 2011.

“I got mood poisoning at work. It must be something I hate. http://rottenecards.com/card/153504/i-got-mood-poisoning-at--work via @Rottenecards” was posted on Twitter by WorkInProgress on February 20, 2013. This “work” version of the saying originated on an ecard.

“I’m staying home today. I have mood poisoning” is a similar saying.


Wikipedia: Wild Palms
Wild Palms is a five-hour miniseries which was produced by Greengrass Productions and first aired in May 1993 on the ABC network in the United States. The sci-fi drama, announced as an “event series”, deals with the dangers of politically motivated abuse of mass media technology and virtual realities in particular.

IMDb.com
Wild Palms (1993)
The Floating World

TV-14 | 48min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Episode aired 17 May 1993

Newspapers.com
14 May 1993, The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA), “Television: ‘Wild Palms’ is easier to admire than enjoy” by Tom Shales, pg. D3, cols. 3-4:
Too much about this fabricated future remains unclear, however, and the plot finally turns into pea soup. It doesn’t help to have dialogue laced with cutesy wordplay like “Small case of mood poisoning; must have been something I hate.” Or “Partying is such sweet sorrow.”

Google Groups: alt.quotations
Wild Palms
Joy Schwarz
May 19, 1993, 1:51:41 PM
Hi! I thought this was a clever line--
“A small case of mood poisoning. Must be something I hate.”
spoken by the character Eli Levitt,
on the TV show “Wild Palms”, part 2, shown May 17, 1993

Google Groups: comp.sys.amiga.games
WANTED: List of games by CinemaWare.
Peter Falk
Jul 9, 1993, 12:26:29 PM
(...)
Peter Falk

Digital Equipment Co. Stockholm, Sweden.
.........I’ve got mood poisoning. I’t must be something I hate…

Google Groups: alt.test
Beastie Boys 1000x816x256
Peter Falk
Oct 18, 1994, 8:18:42 PM
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Peter Falk

Digital Equipment Co. Stockholm, Sweden.
..........I’ve got mood poisoning. It must be something I hate..............

Genius.com
You and Me and the Devil Makes 3
Marilyn Manson
Produced by Tim Sköld & Marilyn Manson
Release Date June 5, 2007
[Verse 1]
I’m just like rolling a stone up a hill in Hades
If you want to lie with me, you’re gonna be a liar
Hell-flavored, I’ve got mood poisoning
It must be something that I hate ...

Twitter
Brian Martinez
@ViaOrifi
“I got mood poisoning/ Must be something I hate” = the hilarious genius of Marilyn Manson
1:47 PM · Jun 24, 2007·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Selena
@Simple_Sizzurp
I got mood poisoning, must’ve been something I hate.
10:46 AM · Apr 12, 2011· HTC Peep

Twitter
Simphiwe Mokhele
@SimpsoZA
think I got mood poisoning, must have been something I hate… #SarcasmSpeaks
6:42 PM · Aug 10, 2011·erased675638

Twitter
billy chapata.
@iambrillyant
I got mood poisoning...Must have been something i hate…
1:13 PM · Oct 18, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Mr. Black
@Mr_Black_in_GA
I got mood poisoning. Must have been something I hate…
3:24 PM · Nov 18, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
WorkInProgress
@MeekMeek02
I got mood poisoning at work. It must be something I hate. http://rottenecards.com/card/153504/i-got-mood-poisoning-at--work via @Rottenecards
3:27 PM · Feb 20, 2013·Twitter for Android

Twitter
HysteriKelli
@HysteriKelli
I got mood poisoning at work today. Must be something I hate. #LoveMYJob
(RotteneCards isshown.—ed.)
3:39 PM · Jun 26, 2013·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Retarded Mom
@THERETARDEDM0M
I got Mood Poisoning. Must have been something I hate.
2:00 PM · Jun 24, 2014·Buffer

Twitter
Blaise
@OneTinyTweet
I got mood poisoning. Must have been something I hate.
8:54 AM · Oct 25, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Google Books
Title Notebook: I Got Mood Poisoning Must’ve Been Something I Hate;110 Page (8. 5 X 11 Inch) Large Composition Book, Journal and Diary for School, Taking Notes, Writing, Being Productive and More!
8. 5 X 11 Lined Journals
Author Smile More Smile More Stationary
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017
ISBN 198166520X, 9781981665204
Length 112 pages

Google Books
Title I Got Mood Poisoning Must Have Been Something I Hate: Blank Line Notebook (8. 5 X 11 - 110 Pages)
Author C. R. Azures
Edition illustrated
Publisher Independently Published, 2018
ISBN 1790444330, 9781790444335
Length 112 pages

Twitter
BabyGirl
@thehalfricanash
I got mood poisoning at work. Must be something I fucking hate.
9:14 PM · Feb 11, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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