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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.
“My students really enjoyed the creative activities that kept them engaged during the long winter break!” praised Niki Dutil, a 5th grade teacher who used BrainFreeze packets last year for her students.
The band will soon be releasing a new single Brainfreeze from the album with a brand new track Royal Flush in there on gorgeous limited edition clear vinyl.
The Unabombers (alias DJs Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford), LA band Breakestra ( "a great live band," advises Tamsin ( and Cut Chemist, who used to collaborate with DJ Shadow as Brainfreeze, stoke up the atmosphere during a nine-hour gig which begins at 2pm with Smoovelive, from the North-East, and The Bees Sound System from the Isle of Wight.
Shadow's legendary Brainfreeze collaborator, Cut Chemist, will be joining him on the outdoor stage.
Beer, wine and food will be available to purchase from Stadium Sports Club, Rep's Place, Haymarket Brewing, Leaky Keg Brewery, Twisted Classics, Famous Frankie's Hot Dogs, G-force Concessions and Brainfreeze Ice Cream.
Yet last night started with several City's defensive brainfreezes. PSG should have had a penalty even before they were awarded one when Edinson Cavani released Blaise Matuidi and Eliaquim Mangala nudged him over, as Hart rushed off his line.