yuppie disease


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yuppie disease

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yuppie flu

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(Pathology) informal sometimes offensive any of a number of debilitating long-lasting viral disorders associated with stress, such as chronic fatigue syndrome, whose symptoms include muscle weakness, chronic tiredness, and depression
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But if what follows is an offer for free publications, tear it up and recite the words of wisdom I spotted on a bumper sticker: Information Anxiety Is a Yuppie Disease.
He added: "This is not a Yuppie disease contracted by air travellers.
Its nickname, the "yuppie disease," points up the social stigma often attached to chronic illnesses.