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A gross story

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 27 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:227
  1. George Dunea, attending physician
  1. Cook County Hospital, Chicago, USA

    “Get up, I tell you, girl, get up! Wine keeps not ever in the cup.” (Ogden Nash)

    “I must tell you a gross story,” said the girl with the pigtails, over cocktails, speaking in modern teenager dialect.

    She had gone to a bar with friends, and late in the evening had put a coin in a jukebox to hear her favourite song. As the record was slow in coming, most members of the party went home, leaving only the …

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