forty-eight
 n.— «“Major incident school bus over Northside bridge under the interstate,” the message read. “Five ambulances on scene, one supervisor, multiple 48.” In the parlance of paramedics, “48’s” are fatalities. Dr. Ossmann threw on scrubs and dashed out the door.» —“Deadly bus crash united a team focused on survival” by Brian Feagans Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia) Mar. 3, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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