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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So what causes brain freeze and how can we avoid it?
Brain Freeze is a podium-based trivia game show, that puts three individuals (or teams) against each other in a fun battle of the wits.
Milo: Sticky Notes & Brain Freeze," by Alan Silberberg
If I see a guy cock the hammer on a double action S&W my head goes into a short version of ice cream brain freeze.
But Hassan made amends for his previous brain freeze, repelling Jaralla al-Marri's penalty to leave the final score at 1-0.
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 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.
Hot snacks prevent the brain freeze that might make it difficult for us to fully grasp what Greek classicists Helene Foley, Edith Hall and Daniel Mendelsohn would forbiddingly blather about when they step up in the middle of this puckish show to field questions from the audience.