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… a joy forever

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 08 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1297
  1. Liam Farrell, general practitioner
  1. Crossmaglen, County Armagh

    Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals, drugs reps personally demonstrating thixotropic nasal sprays; the world is full of unattractive things, and vomiting is reckoned among the worst of them.

    Vomiting and the presence of a vomiting centre in the brain seems like yet more arguments against the existence of a benevolent God. There are other physical activities with better public relations which perhaps seem more deserving of a centre of their own, and in Thomas More's Utopia, all …

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