Garner's "The Owl Service"

Rowena Macrae-Gibson Rowena.Macrae-Gibson at brunel.ac.uk
Tue Oct 29 04:36:23 EST 2002


Hmm, depends on the context. I know the phrase 'screaming ab-dabs' to mean upset stomach/diarrhoea.
To me, heebie-jeebies is more being creeped out by something.
 
Charming stuff.
 
Rowena

-----Original Message-----
From: Sally Odgers [mailto:sodgers at tassie.net.au]
Sent: 29 October 2002 02:08
To: dwj
Subject: Re: Garner's "The Owl Service"


 

----- Original 2. What does someone mean when they say they've got the "ab-dabs"?



Heebie-jeebies, I think!
 
Sallyo.

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