gork


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gork

God Only Really Knows Medtalk A deprecating acronym for a Pt with a difficult diagnosis. Cf Gomer.

gork

(gōrk)
A jargonistic and abusive notation on a dying or dead patient's chart indicating that no proper diagnosis was reached. Used as a verb and noun.
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It was just like the Olympics, except it wasn't a competition,'' Gork said.
Gork said his Desert Christian boys and girls were invited by USA Gymnastics to participate after they performed well-received shows at Disneyland.
While the Democrat-Gazette hesitated--Sports Editor Wally Hall waited until Wednesday to publish a column exonerating the UA, by which time a spokesman had admitted that Gork had been uninvited to cover football practice--the story was picked up by NPR, Fox Sports, CBS Sports and every sports blog in the cyber universe.
Meanwhile, cooler heads determined that Gork had previously complained on Facebook about having to cover the Razorbacks and wishing she could cover Florida instead.
Gork said that the entire trip will cost approximately $35,000.
The rogue card in the Welsh pack, The Gorks go their own sweet way on this sprightly mini album, laced with folkie finery and made with instruments bought at a local car boot sale.