When I was a kid and my mom would get upset and vocal about something she was not pleased about, I would say,
"Mom had a fit!"
When my kids were a little younger and I was displeased with them, they would say,
"Mom was freaking out!"
Today, as I talk to college students and they discuss how their moms react, they say,
"My mom was trippin'."
What other descriptive words and phrases have evolved through past generations?