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2009-03-22 15:27:55

Hundreds of patients have died at Stafford Hospital in England because of inadequate treatment, an agency report maintains. The regulatory body that oversees the National Health Service said in a report that hospital officials ignored repeated warnings that the quality of care at the hospital was substandard, the Sunday Telegraph reported. The report issued by the Health Commission last week said many patients died at Stafford Hospital because of the appalling treatment they received. The...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.