gone plotso

English translation: fainted, fallen over, etc.

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02:05 May 7, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: gone plotso
dear ms X would have gone plotso, if she saw you

myy guess it's a mispelling, but of what?

TIA
r.
Radek Podolski
Local time: 19:33
English translation:fainted, fallen over, etc.
Explanation:
apparently derived from the Yiddish verb
"plotz" meaning the same thing
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GaryG
Local time: 22:33
Grading comment
I could've spent the rest of my life thinking about it ... :)

thanks a lot!
r.
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4 +7fainted, fallen over, etc.
GaryG


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
fainted, fallen over, etc.


Explanation:
apparently derived from the Yiddish verb
"plotz" meaning the same thing

GaryG
Local time: 22:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7
Grading comment
I could've spent the rest of my life thinking about it ... :)

thanks a lot!
r.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  RHELLER: actually it means to explode
1 min

agree  Bin Zhang
1 hr

agree  Yuri Geifman: I just checked with my Mom...lol.. live and learn :-)
3 hrs

agree  xxxIno66
3 hrs

agree  EdithK
3 hrs

agree  Jana Teteris
9 hrs

agree  Maureen Holm, J.D., LL.M.: with Rita: "I've eaten so much, I'm about to plotz."
60 days
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