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General practitioner's surgery: medical consultation. Sample containing about 331 words speech recorded in public context

5 speakers recorded by respondent number C127

PS22U X m (Doctor, age unknown, doctor, other participants are doctors patients) unspecified
FX9PS000 X u (No name, age unknown) unspecified
FX9PS001 X u (No name, age unknown) unspecified
FX9PSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
FX9PSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 093803 recorded on unknown date. LocationStrathclyde: Lanarkshire ( G.P.'s surgery ) Activity: Medical consultation

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Unknown speaker (FX9PSUNK) [1] No the [...]
Doctor (PS22U) [...]
(FX9PS001) [2] Okay.
Doctor (PS22U) [3] [...] Hello.
(FX9PS000) [4] Hiya.
Doctor (PS22U) [5] Well is this the day you've to have your head cut off?
Doctor (PS22U) [6] Your mum?
(FX9PS001) [7] [laugh] Me? [laugh]
Doctor (PS22U) [8] Your mum to get her head cut off?
[9] Has she?
(FX9PS000) [10] Mhm.
Doctor (PS22U) [11] You sure?
(FX9PS000) [12] Mm [laugh] .
(FX9PS001) [13] You'd have a headless mum.
(FX9PS000) [14] Mm.
(FX9PS001) [15] Mm?
[16] [laugh] ... Do you want the doctor [...] ?
(FX9PS000) [17] Na.
(FX9PS001) [18] Na [laugh]
(FX9PS000) [19] [laugh] [laughing] Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. [] [laugh]
Doctor (PS22U) [20] Now then what what'll we do to your mum?
(FX9PS001) [21] Can I have a signing off form for the insurance please?
Doctor (PS22U) [22] Well would you te
(FX9PS000) [23] [...] pulse
(FX9PS001) [24] I'm gonna get [...] in a minute as well, she's just gonna [...] .
[25] Just be quiet Stacey, please.
(FX9PS000) [26] Ob no. ...
Doctor (PS22U) [27] Are you sure you don't want your head cut off?
(FX9PS000) [28] Na.
Doctor (PS22U) [29] [whispering] Go on. []
(FX9PS000) [30] Na.
Doctor (PS22U) [31] [whispering] Na. []
(FX9PS000) [32] [laughing] Na [laugh] na, na, [] na.
Doctor (PS22U) [33] Eh so whe what day do you want to be signed off for then for this?
(FX9PS001) [34] Just today.
Doctor (PS22U) [35] Today right.
(FX9PS001) [36] Stacey will you show him [...] .
[37] Can I have my
(FX9PS000) [38] I don't [...]
(FX9PS001) [39] water tablets please Doctor?
Doctor (PS22U) [40] Hold on to that for your mum.
(FX9PS001) [41] And sleeping pills.
(FX9PS000) [42] [laugh] Sleeping [...]
(FX9PS001) [43] Just but I've got a sore back as well.
(FX9PS000) [44] Sore [...] back.
(FX9PS001) [45] It's just cos they [...]
Doctor (PS22U) [cough]
(FX9PS000) [laugh]
(FX9PS001) [46] Okay?
[47] [sigh] She says that to half the town.
(FX9PS000) [48] [laugh] [...] mummy .
Doctor (PS22U) [49] I think maybe we'll put you in the bin.
(FX9PS001) [50] Mm [laugh]
Doctor (PS22U) [51] Give you mum some peace and quiet.
(FX9PS000) [52] Not me. [...]
(FX9PS001) [53] Mm [...]
Doctor (PS22U) [54] Does she know him?
(FX9PS000) [55] I'm going to [...] this [...] .
(FX9PS001) [56] Have [...] go out and play.
Doctor (PS22U) [57] [whispering] [...] go out and play this []
(FX9PS001) [58] Mm?
Doctor (PS22U) [59] [whispering] time, [] there's nobody else out playing .
(FX9PS001) [60] Everybody in the block was still sleeping when we
(FX9PS000) [61] Yeah.
(FX9PS001) [62] left this morning. [laugh]
(FX9PS000) [63] Mm.
(FX9PS001) [64] I know they quite right [laugh] They can get a long lie.
(FX9PS000) [65] They're not getting a long lie.
(FX9PS001) [66] There's [...] wrong with having a bit [...]
Doctor (PS22U) [67] All the day all the day's wasted isn't it?
(FX9PS001) [68] Mhm.
Doctor (PS22U) [69] Give that to your mum.
[70] That's a girl.
[71] The next time you come can I cut your head off?
(FX9PS001) [...]
(FX9PS000) [72] Bye bye.
Doctor (PS22U) [73] Can I cut your head off the next time?
(FX9PS000) [...]
Doctor (PS22U) [74] Can I?
(FX9PS001) [75] Maybe [...]
Doctor (PS22U) [76] Can I cut your head off the next time?
(FX9PS000) [scream]
(FX9PS001) [77] Cheerio.
[78] [laugh] Cheerio.
Doctor (PS22U) [79] Cheerio now. [recording ends]