2016年8月27日 星期六

cot, stardom, take a spin


The Back to Sleep campaign, launched in 1991, changed the advice on sleeping position from front to back, and has had a public health benefit comparable to such breakthroughs as the moment Victorian epidemiologist John Snow took the handle off the Soho water pump in 1854 and stopped a cholera outbreak in its tracks. At the centre of the revolution was Bristol doctor Peter Fleming.
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4-month-old Joey Marie makes naptime look good. Her elaborate costumes have brought her Instagram stardom. http://cnn.it/2bX45Ad




Take a spin around the Petersen Automotive Museum, newly redesigned by Carnegie Mellon alumni. http://cmu.li/7fEX303Cmvl



cot
cot is a camp bed or infant bed. 


stardom

The status of a performer or entertainer acknowledged as a star. 2. 

Star performers considered as a group.


take a spin - Wiktionary

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/take_a_spin

English[edit]. Verb[edit]. take a spin. (idiomatic) To go for a ride; especially, to try riding or driving something. Would you like to take a spin on my new bike?