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A frog in my throat

Posted by David FG on May 12, 2005

In Reply to: A frog in my throat posted by Carrie on May 12, 2005

: Where does the saying "I have a frog in my throat" come from?

I understood that the coughing which gives rise to the use of the phrase is somehow supposed to resemble the croaking of a frog. (Don't get it myself, though.)

DFG