[Ads-l] call out sick

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 13 17:20:40 UTC 2014

In the days of Sue, the T. Rex, we used to say, "call in sick."

But CNN reports that Angelina Jolie is down with the chickenpox (i.e.,
she's incapacitated with it rather than thinks its cool) and she's "called
out sick."


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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

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