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Wonderful word of the week 72

Bougie- a device used to aid insertion of a breathing tube when a patient is intubated. The bougie is a flexible wire pushed down the wind pipe. The tube is then slid over this and the bougie removed when in … Continue reading

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Wonderful word of the week #71

Chipnic-  an external, informal meal where chips are consumed in unhealthy quantities with friends.  

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What’s your crab?

Interesting day today talking to some scientists and science communicators at BIG about what excites them. What’s the thing that really makes their face light up. Such a powerful emotional hook when someone telling you something is so excited by … Continue reading

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Wonderful word of the week #70

Noggy:  The crusty end of a loaf of bread  

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Funny headlines #2

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Periodic puns

“How do you get the attention of a gold prospector?” “Ay You” “Where did iron man take his A-levels?” “FE college” You get the idea So the plan was to get a table full of such tenuous puns ready for … Continue reading

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The 9 Hours Wander

Inspired by William Kemp’s 9 days wonder- Morris dancing from London to Norwich in 1600, the Norwich Kitwitches set about their 9 hours Wander From Loddon to Norwich on 12th February 2012 The dancers assembled at the Kings Head on … Continue reading

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Wonderful word of the week #69

Spruik  Australian slang to orate especially in support of an idea of company

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Funny headlines #1

16/1/12  Winner of the match the headline to the dress competition!  

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Suckling pig

Wow, not an everyday dinner but worth a go surely. not a difficult recipe this at all! First catch your pig. Put it in a tray and put said tray in oven. Cook it long and slow. This beauty had … Continue reading

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