throwing up my socks

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Fri May 23 21:06:22 UTC 2008

Only one "hit" on Newspaperarchive.
"He who first could "chaw tobacco" without throwing up his socks was a
hero:"  1921.  From a Ft. Wayne(IN) editorial.

Sam Clements

----- Original Message -----
From: "Barbara Need" <bhneed at GMAIL.COM>
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008 3:39 PM
Subject: throwing up my socks

>A friend of mine just said that she spent Wednesday "throwing up my
> socks". She is about 40 and grew up in Peoria, IL. She says she
> thought it was pretty common. There is one hit on Google. Does any
> one else know this phrase?
> Barbara Need
> Chicago
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