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diarrhea of the mouth

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the mouth and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the jawbone

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the jawbone and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of

diarrhea of the mouth

 and diarrhea of the jawbone
Fig. constant talking; a "disorder" involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! You're getting diarrhea of the jawbone again.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the mouth

and diarrhea of the jawbone
n. an imaginary disease involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! Sorry. I seem to get diarrhea of the jawbone whenever I get in front of an audience.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the jawbone

verb
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of

jaw(bone)

tv. to try to persuade someone verbally; to apply verbal pressure to someone. They tried to jawbone me into doing it.
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The jawbone dates back to 2.8 million years and bears a lot of similarity with Lucy - an Australopithecus afarensis.
I'm sure I can forget about the Bad Boy Buggy again this year, but hopefully I can at least pick up some plastic jawbones or a fist-sized weather radio.
The similarity of the fossilized jawbones and modern-day samples suggests that the parasite was deadly enough to kill infected dinosaurs.
As in prior photographic projects, the details of individual objects are obscured in favor of their overall form: bottles and tin cans are stripped of their labels, animal jawbones are bleached and stripped of their skin, and, therefore, of their identity.
They removed unerupted teeth from jawbones and, carefully guarding against contamination, looked for genetic material in the preserved dental pulp, the soft tissue in a tooth's central cavity.
Because teeth are rooted in bone, researchers anticipate a close link between the health of jawbones and general bone strength, which deteriorates in older people.
Fragments of the 3-million-year-old skull, as well as of a number of limbs and jawbones, turned up at the Hadar site in Ethiopia.
For spring cleaning this year at the University of Oklahomain Norman, paleontologists did more than just dust off Late Jurassic jawbones. A search through the storage areas of the university's Stovall Museum revealed some surprises, including the tiny arm bones of a brontosaurus hatchling.
The remains -- parts of upper and lower jawbones and teeth--are found in sediments now estimated by their co-workers to be around 17.2 million years old.
After carefully scrutinizing fossil jawbones and teeth found in Burma in 1978 (SN: 5/12/79, p.
The Phoenix heart, made of the same material its developer uses to replace jawbones in facial reconstructive surgery, has been tested in calves for about two years.
Fitness wearables manufacturer, Jawbone, is closing down.
Now, analyses of a jawbone from a specimen of Teinolophos trusleri, a shrew-size creature that lived in Australia about 115 million years ago, have dealt a blow to that notion.