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talk and die syndrome

talk and die syndrome  n.— «Doctors have suggested that Richardson suffered from something called “talk and die” syndrome, in which bleeding that occurs between the skull and brain stem is delayed. Patients seem fine after the...

tote-a-note

tote-a-note  v. phr.— «He and the majority of those at the dinner share the point of view of Bobby Richardson and Al Rowe, salesmen at two of the “tote-a-note” lots selling automobiles on easy terms along Victory Drive in...

flight to cash

flight to cash  n.— «But there were persistent rumors in 1974 that the banking system was in danger, Mr. Richardson said. Without the boost of confidence from the Lifeboat, those rumors might have become self-fulfilling, and if one major...

starlight tour

starlight tour  n.— «In the case of the men beaten in Stanley Park, police believed they were dealing drugs but couldn’t prove it. Richardson said they took the men on a so-called starlight tour to teach them a lesson the courts wouldn’t...

pull a heart muscle

pull a heart muscle  v. phr.— «Mr Richardson claimed the strict anti-doping policies employed at the Games had prevented most drug cheats from setting foot in the village. “A lot of people who went home early with injuries I believe...

stinger

stinger  n.— «Richardson was training Jason Chamberlain how to refill chemical tanks at the CNRL site near Edson. They had no idea the chemical was highly explosive, Richardson claims. “(Chamberlain) was outside, he put the...