My Wednesday posts are devoted to all things wordy - grammar, etymology, writing, the works.
If it involves language, I'll be talking about it here.
Feeling under the weather? Have a minor physical ailment that feels worse than it looks? Craving some sympathy? Here's my advice - in addition to letting out a well-timed groan or two for effect, you might want to consider learning some new terminology. Your boss may not appreciate it when you call in sick with a hangover, but what if you said that you had a bout of veisalgia? Problem solved.
Here are some other examples of simple problems with grandiose medical names:
synchronous diaphragmatic flutters (SDF)
medial tibial stress syndrome