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From: "Adrian C Whittaker" <>
Subject: Re: Delerium Tremens
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2001 09:16:47 -0000
Don't know too much about Delirium Tremens but do know of a doctor in
mid-Norfolk who gave a workman a sick-notice to the effect that he was
suffering from Plumbium Tenens, or - "swinging the lead" - i.e. malingering.
Adrian C Whittaker, in drizzly Gravesend, Kent,
searching for FRAIL, anytime, anywhere, and
WHITTAKER 18th/19th C Essex, and 19th/20th C London.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 11:53 PM
Subject: Delerium Tremens
> Hi Listers
> Mention of the death of a publican from DTs usually brings a knowing
> smile, "drinking the profits" is usually the comment.
> Can any of our medical readers please supply details of both the cause
> and symptoms of this unpleasant affliction, preferably in layman's
> Stan & Rob
> The Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900
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