But I hear his cousin has contracted a nasty case of green monkey disease
This is the one - along with Lassa fever, Green Monkey Disease
and other such "exotics" - that has public health professionals the world over really very scared.
The more ill-informed members of the female sex utterly fail to appreciate the seriousness of 'man flu', an horrific affliction right up there with bilharzia, and green monkey disease
He could, of course, been speaking Gujerati, but I replied politely: "I do not have beriberi, lassa fever, alopaecia, green monkey disease
, wi-fi or any dubious conditions of the inner thigh.
The run-up to Cheltenham was very different, as they were writing Kicking King's obit a fortnight before the race because he was suffering from green monkey disease
, beri-beri, a nasty cold, bird flu and a touch of leprosy.