Verboticism: Distromain

'This may hurt a little. So tell me, how are your kids?'

DEFINITION: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

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Distromain

Created by: lauren

Pronunciation: dis/tro/main

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Etymology: dist ffrom distract, rom from 'from', and ain from pain.

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