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drunkalog

drunkalog  n.— «During my stay in rehab at Castle Medical Center, we had to attend AA or Narcotics Anonymous meetings every day. One of the regular weekly meetings was held at Castle. That’s where I first got to hear Kevin “share...

shorty

shorty  n.— «Andrew returned to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., to be fitted for his first prostheses. These “stubbies” or “shorties,” as they are called, are only about a foot in length and are...

flag strategy

flag strategy  n.— «Another method, called the “flag strategy,” allowed employees to get their inoculation at the time of their choosing—but only when the line had fewer than a set number of people. With a queue maximum of...

rotating bastard

rotating bastard  n.— «He did so, he adds with a smile, only by being “a self-propelled, rotating bastard.”» —by Alex Gerber The Gerber Report: The Shocking State of American Medical Care and What Must be Done About...

spalon

spalon  n.— «The Day Spa Association has set guidelines designed to educate consumers about what they should expect from a day spa. “These guidelines clearly explain the difference between a true day spa and ‘spalons’, a term used to...

pawspice

pawspice  n.— «So it is that “pawspice,” the animal equivalent of hospice, has begun to arise as a viable alternative when pet owners are coping with the problems and pain of their terminally ill pets.» —“Pawspice an...