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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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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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Wonderful word of the week #69

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

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Have a drink on me

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Wonderful word of the week #68

Caper. A jump in morris dancing. Different traditions have different kinds of capers

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Wonderful word of the week #59

Trunnion  the round metal parts on the sides of a cannon bore. They allow raising and lowering of the barrell  

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Wonderful word of the week #58

Vestibule-  A small lobby or entrance area

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Wonderful word of the week #56

Snatiation- sneezing as a symptom of a full stomach

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Wonderful word of the week #55

Laystall,  a pile of dung

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