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brain freeze

(1) A popular term for a brief but intense frontal cranial pain which follows the rapid consumption of cold foods or beverages; ice cream headache.
(2) A popular term for the abrupt derailment of one’s train of thought.
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BrainFreeze is a fun way for kids to enjoy winter break and keep up positive school habits at the same time.
This year, ThinkStretch will offer BrainFreeze participants the exclusive opportunity to pilot their new online reading log at no cost.
8221; praised Niki Dutil, a 5th grade teacher who used BrainFreeze packets last year for her students.
Donna Lasinski, President and author of ThinkStretch, is excited to offer a new and improved winter packet for kids this year, "After being flooded with thanks and appreciation from parents and teachers last winter, ThinkStretch is pleased to offer a new BrainFreeze Challenge.
Slurpee-rific activities included Slurpee sampling on pool decks during radio station remotes, Frisbee-throwing, bobbing for Slurpee and Brainfreeze contests.
If a team gets a BrainFreeze and can't think of the answer, they can choose to use their BrainTrust - a family member in the audience - to help solve the puzzle.
Last year's BrainFreeze(TM) spoon straw featuring a tiny brain frozen in a plastic ice cube, will be back this year for 79 cents, while new glow-in-the-dark Slurpee BrainFreeze key chains will be introduced for 99 cents.
In a sporting event of a completely different kind, participants will compete to set the record for fastest Slurpee drink consumption in an ultimate Brainfreeze drink contest.