The doctors he fervently believes in are as incompetent at medicine as he is at fiction: they attribute a case of lockjaw to ptomaine
poisoning, for example.
Gilbert Gottfried: If it walks like an Aflac duck and incessantly quacks like an Aflac duck and eats pieces of dried bread crumbs left in the park by vagrants and will soon get ptomaine
poisoning like an Aflac duck, then it's a New England victory.
In 1936, when "the new Bessie Smith," with a more popular repertoire and a "more elegant look," was asked to step in for Billie Holiday, who had contracted ptomaine
Whether you look at the Eisenhower heart attack, the Warren G Harding ptomaine
poisoning or airline crashes, usually disasters provide the greatest times of opportunity.
Being in town, I warily went along to the Colorado Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, a ballet I normally prefer only slightly to ptomaine
He died of ptomaine
poisoning contracted from tainted Japanese crabmeat.
She herself seldom bought it, and never in hot weather for fear of ptomaine
What Paul did pick up at the Grand Vefour, according to Fitch, was ptomaine
Both extremes were recorded when he circled the globe in 1903 and 1904; ptomaine
poisoning in Russia caused his diminution.