code brown


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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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Mark your territory by dropping code brown at the quietest toilet in the world.
My wife was alarmed and quickly looked back to the tub and saw -- for the first time since our children were born -- that there was a Code Brown in the tubby.
The moral of the story is that when the small person tells you he has stomach pain, even if it used multiple times as an excuse to avoid anything from homework to brushing his teeth, it must not be ignored, lest a code brown situation might ensue.
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.
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.
eList Subject Rank Title Author Publisher Price Category Dan Suspense & 1 The Da Vinci Code Brown Doubleday $14.