In Reply to: Puncture my vitals posted by JD on May 13, 2008 at 08:22:
: Puncture my vitals! Does anyone know the etymology of this expression? I've looked extensively and can't find anything on it. It's from P.G. Wodehouse's 1936 book Laughing Gas.
Main Entry: vi·tals
Function: noun plural
1 : vital organs (as the heart, liver, lungs, and brain)
2 : essential parts