throwing up my socks--(basic question)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 24 02:21:32 UTC 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 8:31 PM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard <gcohen at> wrote:
> I don't understand the literal reference behind this expression.  How =
> does one throw up one's socks?
> =20
> Gerald Cohen

Maybe throwing up so forcefully that it feels like it's coming from
all the way down? Just a WAG.

m a m

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