- I fanned myself with my handkerchief as well as I could, and felt sure I was slowly getting appendicitis; because whenever Americans feel uncomfortable in any way, it seems almost certain to turn eventually into that, probably on account of the climate. - "Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water", Lowell, Orson.
- But you know the man Phillips, who'd been operated upon for appendicitis- your patient, Miss Beverley, who died during the voyage?" - "The Box with the Broken Seals", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- I wasn'tcalculatin' to get up with no two- sided appendicitis in the middle o' no night if I could help it, an' I knowed anyhow as it was only some of them dried apples o' Mr. Kimball's as was maybe lodged here an' there in him an' no harm done if he'd only let me sleep. - "Susan Clegg and a Man in the House", Anne Warner.