Posted by Dorothy on July 27, 2001
In Reply to: They booked. posted by Bruce Kahl on July 26, 2001
: : I know what it means ( they left quickly with out notice, generally criminals)but where has this originated?
: Just a guess:
: The mode of transport has been dropped from the sentence.
: "They booked.. (a flight for Yemen)."
Maybe, but I generally understand it to mean on foot