Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Schott's Miscellany 24 August 2009

British troops stormed Washington, DC, and set fire to the White House


SOME SPORTING MEDICAL COMPLAINTS #3

Runner's toe: metatarsal stress fracture
Shin splints: medial tibial stress syndrome
Snowboarder's ankle: fracture of the laterla talus
Squash player's palsy: tenosynovitis of the extensor pollicis longus
Swimmer's ear: otitis externa
Swimmer's goggle headache: supraorbital neuropathy
Tennis elbow: lateral epicondylitis
Tennis leg: rupture of medial head of the gastrocnemius
Trigger finger: stenosing tenosynovitis
Turf toe: sprain of the first metatarsophalangeal joint
Unicyclist's groin: sciatic neuropathy
Weightlifter's shoulder: suprascapular neuropathy
Yoga guru's footdrop: common peroneal nerve compression


ELUSCATE--to blind in one eye
"Keen to be a proper pirate, he longed to be eluscated."
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