Posted by James Briggs on July 08, 2003
In Reply to: Sphinx posted by phone in sick on July 08, 2003
: It is a fixed phrase, is it? which means pretending to be sick in order not to go to work?
: BTW, could you tell me where I could acess The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms online?
Not quite the American Dictionary .... but you might find my collection of origins useful. Link below.
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