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spastic

mod. overly responsive; out of control. She can get so spastic when I come in late.
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The spokesman added: 'But 'spaz' - as used in Woods's context - is suggesting that symptoms of spastic cerebral palsy are 'clumsy' or 'inept'.
Boyle, "Dalcroze Eurhythmics and the Spastic," Spastics' Quarterly 3 (1954): 5-8.
When the Spastics Society changed its name to Scope, the organisation changed its name to Midlands People With Cerebral Palsy.
ARTIST Damien Hirst is to make a 22ft statue based on the doll-like collection boxes used by the charity the Spastics Society.
The charity, formerly known as The Spastics Society, is on the lookout for people to raise money for it in the 100km trek through the Peruvian Andes.
Scope, which aids people with disabilities and was formerly known as the Spastics Society, had operated the business for 33 years and said it was closing the site because of sustained losses over the last ten years amounting to pounds 5 million.
The first facility for persons with cerebral palsy was founded in Bombay in 1973, and is called the Spastic Society of Bombay (Spastics Society of Eastern India, 1992).
MIDDLESBROUGH A Division Spastics League pool champions decided they needed a challenge back S in the Eighties.
Funds were also raised at the event for the Spastics Society of India, which helps children with cerebral palsy.
The cash -pounds 30,000 donated by the Maidstone Spastics Group -has paid for fees at Ingfield Manor School,in West Sussex, whereAlice will receive education and treatment.