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Friday, 6 July, 2007, 12:00am

Flush with possibilities

GORGEOUS WEATHER, beautiful beaches and indulgence in food and booze make up most people's holiday fantasies. Colonic irrigation doesn't tend to feature.

Yet the treatment, which involves impacted waste being flushed from your large intestine, is often combined with spa and detox packages - especially as it can be cheaper overseas than at home.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am


If you think going to the gym three times a week is all you need for a healthy life, think again. Although every bit helps, there are numerous alternative ways of cleaning up your act from the inside out and getting your system back on the straight and narrow. One such method of spring cleaning is colonic irrigation.

2 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Ode to a 'colon'

Many newsreaders and others on RTHK and on the BBC pronounce the United States Secretary of State Colin Powell's first name with a long 'O', as in 'code'. Surely it should be pronounced with a short 'O', as in 'cod'. Pronouncing it with a long O makes it sound like 'colon'. So why the long 'O'?



5 Aug 2001 - 12:00am