August 24th, 2009


Schott's Miscellany 23 August 2009

The British seized Hong Kong in preparation for the First Opium War between Britain and China (1839)


Golfer's hip: trochanteric bursitis
Housemaid's knee: prepatellar bursitis
Jogger's foot: medial plantar nerve entrapment
Jogger's nipple: friction-induced dermatitis with lichenification
Jumper's knee: patellar tendinitis
Pedal pusher's palsy: sciatic neuropathy
Pitcher's elbow: rotator cuff tendinitis
Pitcher's thumb: digital nerve neuroma
Punch drunk: dementia pugilistica
Road runner's foot: calcaneal stress fracture
Rope skipper's thigh: lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy
Runner's knee: iliotibial band friction syndrome
Runner's stitch: precordial catch syndrome

Color is my day-long obsession, joy, and torment.
Claude Monet (1840-1926)
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