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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 8 00:07:06 EDT 2020

In the last, long-leaping line an NYT book-review by a native of New

"... sick at the stomach." I.e. "nauseated."

This is the phrase that I grew up using in East Texas. Never seen it in
print afore.


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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

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