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palsy-walsy

  (British & Australian informal)
if two people are palsy-walsy, they seem very friendly, usually in a way that is not sincere Those two have been getting very palsy-walsy lately. (sometimes + with ) She's all palsy-walsy with the boss these days.

palsy-walsy

(ˈpælziˈwælzi)
1. n. a good friend, pal, or buddy. (Also a term of address.) Meet my old palsy-walsy, John. We’ve known each other since we were kids.
2. mod. friendly; overly friendly. (Often with with.) Why is Tom so palsy-walsy with everyone?
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The campaign slogan "Stand for CP" reflects solidarity with those living with the disorder, and also is meant to raise awareness about the prevalence of CP and the challenges that children and adults with cerebral palsy face every day.
Bobath Children's Therapy Centre Wales know from research that it is crucial that children who have cerebral palsy receive the correct therapy at this time in a baby's life and that their parents and family know how to move, carry and handle them to help their baby develop and achieve their full potential.
The term facial palsy generally refers to weakness of the facial muscles, mainly resulting from temporary or permanent damage to the facial nerve.
The main objectives of Cerebral Palsy Midlands are to empower disabled people in their everyday lives, support them in attaining greater independence, and to help them develop their skills and talents, highlighting that disability is no barrier to success and achievement.
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Sophie says: "The overwhelming message from this Parliamentary inquiry is that more can be done for children with cerebral palsy so that they can fulfil their potential, enriching and adding value to our society.
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Cerebral Palsy Alliance has a long history of working with the community and today's opening is a significant milestone for the organisation.
Charles Nduka, who leads the facial palsy service at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and is also founder of charity Facial Palsy UK (http://www.
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Events co-ordinator Nia Richards said: "We are excited to be part of World Cerebral Palsy Day and are looking forward to getting our wellies on, even if it's still sunny outside.
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