Q: Ad nauseum

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Apr 30 05:04:46 UTC 2006

What do nauseated people say WRT their condition?
In the home, I learned to say:

"I'm sick at the stomach."

I've neither heard precisely this phrase outside of my
family nor have I read it anywhere. So, I'm wondering
whether anyone uses it. I have in mind what people say
when they're *not* using one of the many slang terms.

BTW, has anyone else seen the lexicon of slang terms
used for this condition and its consequences in Strine

-Wilson Gray

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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