Reading Karr's The Liar's Club, I came across a word that I had never heard, but which I am now determined to incorporate into my general vocabulary. "Horking" is a word that Karr uses for vomiting, and though I didn't find it my Merriam-Webster's, I'm telling myself it's just a bureaucratic oversight.
Not only does "horking" have wonderful onomatopoeia, I personally think it could be applied to many different actions.
I have been coughing all day. I nearly horked up my lung this morning.
They horked down those burgers as if they hadn't eated in a week.
Her casserole stank like a pile of fresh hork.
I drank too much last night, but I felt better after a good hork.
I mean, where has this word been all my life?! Expect to see more of the word "hork" in forthcoming posts!