One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘check the valves to make sure that they don't get gummed up’
clog, clog up, choke, choke up, stop up, dam up, plug, congest, jam, obstruct, occlude, close
informal bung up, gunge up
2‘perfectionism tends to gum up the works’
obstruct, impede, hinder, interfere with, bring to a halt
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