Re: off topic... what's the meaning of this expression?

Subject: Re: off topic... what's the meaning of this expression?
From: Marc Santacroce <santa -at- TFS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 2 May 1995 11:25:28 -0800

At 6:09 AM 5/1/95, Kelly Kremin wrote:
> the vapors

> What does it mean? My boss insists it means a swooning spell. I was
> certain I'd learned that the vapors was flatulence.

> Can anyone clear this up? Site a source? Point me in the right
> direction?

> Sincere apologies for this off topic interruption.

> Send answers (&/or flames, I suppose) to kellyk -at- cyberoptics -dot- com -dot-

> Thank you.

> Kelly M. Kremin
> CyberOptics Corp.
> Minneapolis MN
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I've got to admit there are two definitions according to the American
Heritage Dict.

5a (archaic) Exhalations with in a bodily organ, especially the stomach,
supposed to affect the mental or physical condition.

5b Histerical or depressed emotional condition.

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