Thursday, November 13, 2003

Under the Weather 

Woke up this morning feeling really crappy. Fever...sore throat. Yuck.

There is nothing like feeling under the weather to make me appreciate my normally good health.

Did you ever wonder where the term "under the weather" comes from?

The Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins by Robert Hendrickson had this to say on the matter:

Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions by Bill Beavis and Richard G. McCloskey had this to say about the phrase:

'Nuff said...back to bed.
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