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pray to the porcelain god

Sl. to kneel at the toilet bowl and vomit from drunkenness. Wally spent a while praying to the porcelain god last night. I think I have to go pray to the porcelain god.
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pray to the porcelain god

and pray to the enamel god
in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (Refers to being on one’s knees [praying] in front of a porcelain toilet bowl.) Wayne was in the john, praying to the enamel god.
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pray to the enamel god

verb
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The technique of enamelling has been described as stained-glass in miniature.
Enamelling was also used on scent bottles, medallions, watches, tea caddies, and as the demand for accessories grew, so did the trade.
A significant escape of gas took place during the enamelling process, and resulted in numerous bubbles in the glass, which have formed blisters, raised areas and cracks (Fig.
A struggling jewellery designer who ten years ago set up her own enamelling business with help from the Prince's Trust charity was yesterday awarded a royal warrant from the Prince of Wales.
He liked the company of artists and engravers and so surrounded himself with them, and when able to establish an enamelling business at York House in Battersea, didn't require any second bidding.
By the 1690s, Nicholas Paris of Warwick attracted the attention of a wealthy Birmingham middle-class clientele with his superb enamelling skills.