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bragging board

bragging board
 n.— «Part of the celebration includes what many refer to as a “bragging board,” which consists of several postcards and notes from various departments throughout the hospital thanking the housekeeping staff for doing such excellent work. One note posted on the board and on display Wednesday along with numerous others read: “Thank you for doing a terrific job on our unit. You truly do make a difference and here’s just a note to let you know how much you’re appreciated.”» —“Good Clean Fun: Housekeeping Appreciation Week” by Sheldon Compton in Pikeville Medical Center Medical Leader (Kentucky) Sept. 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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