To quote a Garfield comic

To quote a Garfield comic strip from around 1983, I hab a code.
This cold started out as an irritating, but not especially debilitating, sore throat – the sort of thing that you know will go away in a couple of days. And yet, this morning, I woke up to find myself to be unbelievably snot-ridden, experiencing great difficulty in breathing, and talking in a most amusing manner. Well, amusing for everyone other than me, of course.