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  • n  motion sickness experienced while traveling on water

  • Sea voyagers who last week wanly looked at their stateroom ceilings or hung dejectedly over ship rails, wished from their hearts that everyone knew as much about seasickness .
  • People who do not get seasick find seasickness uproariously funny.
  • Commonly recommended as remedies for seasickness are champagne, chewing lemons, going to bed for the first two days, pills, thinking of other things.
News & Articles

  • Artifacts, questions raised from shipwrecks
    Ocean Explor. Trust/Meadows Ctr. A remotely operated vehicle recovers a medicine bottle filled with ginger, a seasickness remedy, from an early 19th century shipwreck recently found in the Gulf of Mexico. The project was funded by a public/private partnership.
    Aug. 4, 2013 - The Rancher
Quotes

  • Mark Twain in Wall Street Journal
    Cruising to the Azores, Twain observes one of his earnest if naïve compatriots: "This young man asked a great many questions about seasickness before we left, and wanted to know what its characteristics were, and how he was to tell when he had...
  • Edith Wharton in New York Times
    Much later, in 1912, Lee writes, Wharton told Bernard Berenson "that she suffered from 'unget-attable nausea for 12 years,' a kind of 'seasickness' which was cured when she moved from Newport to Lenox."
  • Michael Oren in Baltimore Sun
    But Americans soon learned, Oren writes, that though camels conserve water, they are also "petulant, flatulent, halitosic, and liable to induce seasickness in their riders."

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