1‘she was throwing a fit of screaming hysterics’
hysteria, wildness, feverishness, irrationality, frenzy, loss of control, loss of reason
neurosis, delirium, derangement, mania, distress, mental distress
British the screaming abdabs, the screaming habdabs
2‘this started them both giggling and they fled upstairs in hysterics’
fits of laughter, gales of laughter, peals of laughter, uncontrollable laughter, convulsions, fits, guffawing, howling
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.