Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 11:18:29 +0000

From: Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]EPIX.NET

Subject: Re: horked off

George Donahue wrote:

The term "horked off" is new to me. Anyone else know it? (I don't have

DARE here.)

I've heard "hork" used often in Northwest Florida and southern Alabama,

especially among Cajun commercial fishermen along the Gulf Coast, to mean "to


Dave Bary wrote a very funny piece about dinner time around the Barry

table. The dog saw sitting down at the table as a signal to begin makine

loud horking sounds. Anyone who has a dog knows this sound. It is not

vomiting, but rather a precurser to vomiting.

Duane Campbell


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