throwing up my socks--(basic question)

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sat May 24 03:46:37 UTC 2008

on 5/23/08 8:31 PM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard at gcohen at MST.EDU wrote:

> I don't understand the literal reference behind this expression.  How does one
> throw up one's socks?
> Gerald Cohen
Literal?  Who needs literal?   I infer from your question that you have
never been seriously seasick!

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