code brown


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code brown

slang Accidental defecation somewhere other than a toilet. Can you call the janitor? There's been a code brown in this hospital room.
See also: brown, code

code brown

n. a fecal accident. (Jocular word play based on a hospital’s PA announcements of various color codes.) Code brown on third floor east.
See also: brown, code
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Making a code brown deposit with a stunning view of London at the height of 1,016 ft.
I've stopped holding her as if she were a ticking time bomb and I've now found the maturity to stick around when a code brown is declared in the nappy department.
Mothers who talk only about their children are "dummy mummies'', attention-seeking tots are "baby gagas", a "code brown" is an unexpected number two and the "electronic babysitter" is the TV.
"For example, the colour code brown wouldn't mean that all people will be obliged to buy the exact same colour, they can always have their homes or buildings painted in different shades.
After the code brown situation was cleared up, it was back to business.
Others that came out of the research include Code Brown to describe the need to change a nappy and Calpoholics, children who are given medicine so often to keep them quiet they become hooked.