brain freeze


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brain freeze

n. Informal
A headache resulting from the rapid consumption of cold food or beverages.
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BRAIN FREEZE Cool down I with shave-ice at Island Snow, just a five-minute walk from Kailua Beach Park.
Someone had a brain freeze in the article "Death and the Skeptic" by Hiram Crespo (M/J 2012), specifically with: "The Dutch Renaissance humanist Epicurus.
It's a shame that the talk will be about my brain freeze rather than the horse's fantastic effort.
The penultimate challenge was to jump off the ledge into the water below - a sure fire way to induce both brain freeze and a natural high.
The American ince cream company's fortune-cookie brain freeze follows a series of racially insensitive gaffes about the rising basketball star.
How are you expected to come up with any kind of idea, brilliant or otherwise, when trying to cope with a brain freeze and you struggle to keep your eyes open and stifle your yawns?
The fee is $10,000 for a brain freeze and $30,000 for the full body - all up front - because, "when you have a person who is dead as your client, you set up to allow people to pre-pay," Medvedev explained.
To prevent it from turning into liquid milk, I ate quickly but brain freeze wouldn't be my only problem.
Well, not really a brain freeze, it was a case of trying to rotate the strike.
Her immunity to brain freeze came in handy as she downed the cup of frozen Mojito goodness, which also has fresh, hand-squeezed lime juice in it.
In my lifetime, I've never quite seen the brain freeze that seems to be going on with just about everybody you meet:
When I looked over the top, the blast was so cold I got a brain freeze.