This short extract from Three Men in a Boat, by Jerome K Jerome, will test your medical vocabulary, and give you some laughter therapy too.  Just enjoy 🙂

“THERE were four of us – George, and William Samuel Harris, and myself,  and Montmorency.  We were sitting in my room, smoking, and talking about  how bad we were – bad from a medical point of view I mean, of course.

We were all feeling seedy, and we were getting quite nervous about it.   Harris said he felt such extraordinary fits of giddiness come over him at  times, that he hardly knew what he was doing; and then George said that  HE had fits of giddiness too, and hardly knew what HE was doing.  With  me, it was my liver that was out of order ….. READ MORE