AVULSION: a part torn off

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This will be short. Yesterday I posted about a probable fracture to the PINKIE FINGER of a professional baseball player, Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Jays.    I had indicated that the report of the accident in the game against the Red Sox had produced a word worth reviewing. Last night my friend, Mac, told me […]

PINKIE FINGER: the fifth digit on the hand


When burly professional baseball player, Edwin Encarnacion, who plays for the Toronto Blue Jays, had to leave the Red Sox game on Friday night, it was because he had jammed a finger while sliding into a base.  The injury didn’t present a problem until he took a turn at the bat.  The force of hitting […]