pink elephants


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pink elephants

pl n
a facetious name applied to hallucinations caused by drunkenness
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Noun1.pink elephants - any visual hallucination arising from heavy drinking
visual hallucination - illusory visual perception
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There is the man whom we all know, stupid, unimaginative, whose brain is bitten numbly by numb maggots; who walks generously with wide-spread, tentative legs, falls frequently in the gutter, and who sees, in the extremity of his ecstasy, blue mice and pink elephants.
It comes after Jay Rahman and his team have taken a step away from the other Pink Elephants in the same group and the restaurants in Meltham and New Mill are no longer associated with them.
Assurant was recently recognized with the Project of the Year Award at Pink Elephants IT Excellence Awards.