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Bad medicine—a dangerous, unfortunate or objectionable person or thing, bad news—1844—I always thought that this was a Hollywood term, but it appears to have been used throughout the century.
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I always thought of that as a Native American term. Did the Victorians adopt it as their own phrase?
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