10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIPPY TUMMY»
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The Egyptian Red Sea: A Diver's Guide
The dread of any traveler is an intestinal upset known by various names
throughout the world. In Egypt it's the Tutankhamen Trot, or Ramses' Revenge, or
Gippy Tummy. The easiest way to spot a tourist in Egypt is by a bottle of mineral
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
gippy tummy noun Also gyppy tummy. Diarrhoea suffered by visitors to hot
countries. 1943–. G. EGMONT Always take. . .whatever is your favourite antidote
to gippy tummy when you go abroad (1961). [See gippy noun 1a.] Cf. delhi belly
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins
This is certainly plausible, as an earlier meaning of the expression was 'to scold
or punish someone severely'. Gippy as in gippy tummy is from a different source.
A gippy tummy was originally painful diarrhoea experienced by British troops in ...
Glider Pilots in Sicily
Much discussion centred on the most likely cause of 'gippy tummy' that was
inevitably prevalent. The prime suspect was the Mecrapine anti-malaria tablets
that were supposed to be taken four times a week. Other suggestions ranged
from the ...
The Love Ashram and Other Short Stories
That afternoon, while shopping in the Grand Bazaar for last minute gifts, Bebe
complained of what the British called the 'Gippy Tummy.' As a manifestation of the
macho attitude of Egyptian society, I located a men's room but search as much as
Recollections of Rifleman Bow
It took the rest of the day to reach the top. In places the track was spiked with
boulders. Having to pull oneself over them made a change from slogging but
Page, Humphreys and I had gippy-tummy and were in no shape for rock-climbing
Travellers* diarrhoea— an infection all along Sand, dust, and cold draughts have
been blamed for Gippy tummy. But the usual cause is that ubiquitous inhabitant
of the gut Escherichia coli Finally, a CPU that minds its own business.
The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
Gippoland . Egypt: military coll: from ca 1890. Gippy, Gyppy . An Egyptian (soldier
): military: late C.19–20. Gippy tummy . Stomach-trouble in Egypt (hence also in
Libya): Army: late C.19–20. Perhaps commoner in form Gippo tummy. gipsy .
Chambers English Thesaurus
... diametrical, opposed, opposite. diaphanous adj cobwebby, delicate, filmy, fine,
gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, light, see-through, sheer, thin, translucent,
transparent, veily. сntonyms heavy, opaque, thick. diarrhoea n dysentery, gippy
It's just a gippy tummy.' She would have to go to the doctor and get something
stronger than the Milk of Magnesia. It was no use at all, in fact the medicine
seemed to make her worse. She was certain now that she was developing an
9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIPPY TUMMY»
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Why did Abba lose the Battle of Waterloo? CRAIG BROWN'S …
... diseases: Lordi; Dana International; Malaria; Scarlet Fever; Dima Bilan; Dengue; Riva; Hepatitis; Conchita Wurst; Gippy Tummy; Rubella. 2. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
A war of words
It is similar to gippy tummy (or gyppy tummy), a British services' slang used by troops in North Africa. Gippy had been used by British soldiers as ... «The Indian Express, May 15»
Mr Mann's point was as welcome as a sneeze in a space helmet...
His foot taps, fast as a man with gippy tummy waiting for a lavatory cubicle to become free. He has a tendency to rock in his chair. Behave like ... «Daily Mail, Apr 14»
Passengers win group settlement after falling ill on Fred Olsen's …
I am really glad that 4 years after suffering a day with a gippy tummy that the Ryans feel that their lives can now move on. Pathetic!!! I am really ... «Daily Echo, Mar 14»
The Ashes: Alastair Cook injury leaves doubt over who is next in line
Jonny Bairstow and Monty Panesar, who has a gippy tummy, were also omitted. Chris Tremlett, Steve Finn and Boyd Rankin were thus let ... «The Independent, Nov 13»
Martin Kaymer overcomes stomach upset to move within striking …
A gippy tummy had last year's Ryder Cup winning putt hero vomiting ahead of his tee time while Kaymer had to dash to the toilet a few times in ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jun 13»
I feel very, very lucky to be alive
I saw several GPs about it and none seemed unduly concerned so I just got used to my “gippy tummy”. In 2005, my mum was diagnosed with ... «Irish Times, Sep 11»
Fiona Phillips: Your Shout - MMR vaccine
After his MMR, at two-and-a-half, a chatty boy with a gippy tummy and frequent ear infections became a mute, self-harming, anti-social entity of ... «Mirror.co.uk, Feb 10»
Coronation Street weekly review to 25 September: wicked women
... as Carla had decided to accompany Tony to the awards (Liam being unavailable for her to play with due to Maria having a gippy tummy) so ... «Corrieblog, Sep 08»