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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 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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However, a distinct groove on the rear of the animal's jawbone indicates that its ear bones were embedded in a mass of cartilage there.
The similarity of the fossilized jawbones and modern-day samples suggests that the parasite was deadly enough to kill infected dinosaurs.
The parasite's modern-day equivalent, which infects birds, eats away at the jawbone and can cause ulcers so severe that the host starves to death.
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.
For spring cleaning this year at the University of Oklahomain Norman, paleontologists did more than just dust off Late Jurassic jawbones.
The remains -- parts of upper and lower jawbones and teeth--are found in sediments now estimated by their co-workers to be around 17.
After carefully scrutinizing fossil jawbones and teeth found in Burma in 1978 (SN: 5/12/79, p.
Fragments of Amphipithecus jawbones were first discovered in the 1920s.
Fitness wearables manufacturer, Jawbone, is closing down.