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shaken baby syndrome

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A syndrome in infants in which brain injury is caused by shaking of such violence that the child's brain rebounds against the skull, resulting in bruising, swelling, and bleeding of the brain and often leading to permanent, severe brain damage or death.

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  • n. A form of physical child abuse that occurs when a child is violently shaken, creating a whiplash-type motion that causes acceleration-deceleration injuries, often without external signs of trauma.

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  • Maybe, all things considered, this page should be relabeled shaken bilby syndrome?

    March 5, 2009

  • shaken teddy bear syndrome is so much more cuddly.

    July 24, 2008

  • Does that mean you're confused? *wonders about big fat question marks and why they must be capitalized*

    July 21, 2008

  • BIG FAT QUESTION MARK!
    ?????????????

    July 19, 2008

  • A trojan bilby!

    Scoff. You're not even making a decent effort at your little game. Have you seen the size of those little beasties? Just how many words do you think could be smuggled in in a trojan bilby? Anything even remotely sesquipedalian would cause a vwb (visible word bulge) in his little tummy-tum-tum.

    Seriously, I'm disappointed. I expect a higher class of fakery.

    July 14, 2008

  • Shurrup. Cairns is in Japan.

    July 14, 2008

  • I've been to Cairns. I've seen what goes on.

    July 13, 2008

  • Sure it is. The northern approaches are guarded by 50,000 crocodiles. Laser-guided!

    July 13, 2008

  • Are you intimating that the Australian navy is somewhat larger than cockroach poop?

    P.S. I like the 2nd one. Awww!!

    July 11, 2008

  • I don't need a cork-sucker to lecture me about naval envy. The so-called Irish Navy turned out to be a cockroach poop on the radar screen of the Brits. Looked like a sub, though.

    July 11, 2008

  • Aaarrggggghh, why is everyone on my case now? When can we get back onto the good stuff like bears' asses?

    July 11, 2008

  • I'm just imagining the David Sedaris story-reading: "It was the bandicoot of Easter. He brings of the chocolate.."

    bilby's just acting out. A severe case of navel envy. All the non-placental animals suffer from it.

    July 11, 2008

  • Don't tempt me ptero, you deformed-proboscis carrion box.

    July 11, 2008

  • Ptero, that is one dern cute little ball of fluff. :-) I'm with you on the taxidermy. *shiver*

    Bilby: faggot-tailed? Really? *is now confused about foxes' sexual orientation*

    July 11, 2008

  • Oh, and bilby -- your antipodean wrath is truly glorious. Marsupiale enragé, indeed! I've half a mind to deliberately provoke your wrath right now, just so I see your cute little nose twitch in fury and hear your frenzied invective one more time.

    In fact, I think I shall.

    *pokes you with a spoon*

    July 11, 2008

  • I like the fourth one.

    July 11, 2008

  • Actually, I don't think that photo is cute at all. Taxidermy gives me the willies.

    May I suggest these photos instead?

    July 11, 2008

  • He was startled one night by that scurrilous reprobate, that faggot-tailed pantywaist, that execrable miserabe of invasive vermin ... a fox!

    Poor Bruce. His whiskers fell off poste haste and he's carried the startled expression of a f*ckin' drongo ever since. F*ck mate, the f*ckin' f*cker's f*cked.

    July 11, 2008

  • What happened to your cousin Bruce's whiskers?

    July 11, 2008

  • I would be disappointed with anything less.

    P.S. No way is that me in the photo. Might be cousin Bruce. But me? No-oh.

    July 11, 2008

  • Awww!!! Cude! *loves on bilby* But where are your whiskers?

    I still expect Ireland will kick the sh*t out of Australia—when Australia least expects it. :)

    July 11, 2008

  • Now I'm stuffed :-(

    July 11, 2008

  • Sionnach, I'd like to say that I know exactly what film you were referring to, and if you weren't making any references, I said nothing and have no idea what any of you are talking about.

    July 11, 2008

  • Who taxidermied bilby?!

    July 11, 2008

  • Well, much as I hate to disappoint all you rubberneckers out there, there will be no amusing bilby-insults. Not tonight, anyway. I simply cannot hate on someone who looks as cute as this:

    July 11, 2008

  • Shake...Rattle...And Roll!

    July 11, 2008

  • Bring it, baby. :)

    July 11, 2008

  • Rabble-rouser.

    July 11, 2008

  • It's funny, yes, but now I'm rooting for Ireland to kick the sh*t out of Australia. Just to see the fireworks. :)

    July 10, 2008

  • Bilby, cut that out! I'm not allowed to laugh out loud at work until at least noon. *guffawing*

    July 10, 2008

  • I would add something, but I think Bilby's said it all.

    Plus, I'm in stitches.

    July 10, 2008

  • Ireland? In the Commonwealth?

    Asa ...

    July 10, 2008

  • Wow. An intercultural flame-war! You Commonwealth types are so cute in your petty regional jealousies.

    But sionnach, you didn't bracket antipodean wrath. I think that costs you a few points.

    July 10, 2008

  • Alright you jumped-up, shoe-duffing bog-pixie. I am now officially marsupiale enragé! You've gone too far, you've..., you've...prolungated!

    I admit, I was shaken at birth. My brains rattled around like a delicious macadamia in a wombat's tum-tum. As you can pailny see, the iffects of thas on my congitive abilty have been mini-meal. This is nothing compared to the assmarmotry perpetually perpetrated in County Donegallstone, County Clare Witch Project and County Down's Syndrome.

    In fact I'm proud to be Strayan. We invented all kinds of useful things like, um, plethora for example. Everyone should have a god-damn plethora. We invented kewpid too. How many of you would be here without kewpid? Rare earth elements such as Tedium were discovered in Australia. We were the first country to take up Cane Toad Golf, the first to turn the fauna of our coat of arms into dog food. We have Aborigines! And electrolytes! I think. We do have Aborigines, and they are entrusted with such important tasks as being Aborigines. Statistics is everything! We're a continent! And we're taking credit for that! We're not just a misspelled Island whose national crop is a 4,000-year-old bloke called Peat. We can even spell whisky, ya bunch o' snot-green potato-heads. You're a sham and we rock! We got a big red rock, yeah. So stick a shamrock up your uilleann pipe and smoke it!

    Oh Sionny boy, the tailpipe gripes are callin' ...

    P.S. Don't piss me off, retarded Guinness test sheep. We have uranium too. The tailings might as well go into the Liffey as Michael Flatley.

    July 10, 2008

  • Quaking in my little leprechaun boots at the prospect of antipodean wrath. Not!

    I was just aiming to pull bilby's chain a little bit.

    July 10, 2008

  • We could blow him away.

    July 10, 2008

  • You could probably do some damage with didgeridoos too.

    July 10, 2008

  • That's it, sionnach. My friends and I are coming after you with our boomerangs.

    July 10, 2008

  • Why Australia, sionnach? Are you referring to any news story in particular?

    July 10, 2008

  • What is it with Australians and babies, anyway? If they're not feeding their own babies to the dingos, then they're using the kids they're supposed to be babysitting for dwarf-tossing practice. If Australian women would just keep their babies in their pouches, like any good marsupial mommy would, then maybe there wouldn't be so many problems..

    (Scampers away, having insulted a whole continent)

    July 10, 2008