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  • Used on the Colbert Report to describe a woman whose skull was internally separated from her spinal cord, although her skin and organs remained intact. She survived.

    May 23, 2007

  • How insensitive. Would be a cool word, if it wasn't made up to describe a real-life tragedy.

    May 23, 2007

  • Is it really a tragedy if the victim survives?

    May 24, 2007

  • Assuming she liked walking, I'd say yes.

    May 24, 2007

  • Since when is tragedy only applicable to death? I think it's more akin to "really really bad news."

    May 24, 2007

  • Tragedy? The woman is doing great considering her injuries. She is walking and her outlook is good.

    May 28, 2007