I Had Disco Fever Minus the Disco

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[I had a high fever on Monday and a cough. It didn’t last too long but what there was of it was more than sufficient. I’m quarantining myself after talking to my doctor but I’m doing just fine at this point.]

Fevers muddle your thinking, making them the perfect time to watch daytime talk shows and have meaningful talks with your teenagers who might or might not be there at the time.Fire Flames White Background | Free download on ClipArtMag

Chicken soup helps with a lot of illnesses involving fever; as an added bonus, when your soup gets cold, you can warm it on your head.

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Viruses cause fevers; but, fevers kill viruses. This implies that viruses actually WANT to die… they are sorry for what they are doing. How I pity them…

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The above fact doesn’t include the fever for the flavor of a Pringles. That fever is alleviated by Pringles… the original cause of that fever.

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Another term for fever is “ague”. It is a very important word that has never been used outside of Sherlock Holmes novels and crossword puzzles.

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Yellow Fever” is a misnomer. It is more of a burnt sienna. This becomes obvious when you try to coordinate your wardrobe to your illness.

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Fevers might give you horrible or bizarre dreams. So a fever is essentially a pizza without the heartburn.

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Young children get alarmingly high fevers. Often they get delirious. You can tell that is happening because they’ll be making sense.

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The word “fever” is also a misnomer. I’ve seen a lot of fevers but I’ve never seen one feve.

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If you don’t have a medical thermometer, you can substitute a candy thermometer. Use it the same way, but if you are at the soft ball stage, immediately see a physician…

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43 thoughts on “I Had Disco Fever Minus the Disco

  1. Wait – you mention Pringles?
    If you eat enough of them you may have to worry about cancer due to Acrylamide exposure. Of course you better worry about your coffee consumption or french fry addiction as well

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  2. A low grade fever can actually be a benifit to fight off the ills and chills of sicknesses. But having said that – a low grade fever for me is around 99-100, as my body temperature usually runs a bit on the cooler side of “normal”.

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      1. My husband and I go to the grocery store looking like Dustin Hoffman in “Outbreak.” When we come home we immediately shower and wash our clothes. Then he unloads the car, disinfects every item, and hands it through the door to me so I can put it away. If we get this virus, it was going to take over the world anyway, so we just wasted a lot of time.

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