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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

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The art of Plique-a-jour enamelling came to the forefront during the art nouveau period with the work of master jeweller Ren Lalique at the turn of the century.
The same is true of enamelling, and the place which became synonymous with enamels, Bilston.
The tradition of enamelling in England goes back more than 1,000 years.
Speel, an independent expert and enthusiast of painted enamel artwork, discusses the long history of this medium and how methods of enamelling have changed over the years.
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.