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olla räkätaudissa (lit. 'to be in the snot disease'): to have a cold, especially of the sort that alternatively has you congested and sniffling, makes you sneeze all over the place and causes empty tissue boxes to stack up.
"Emmä pääse tänään, oon ihan räkätaudissa." (I can't make it today, I've got a cold.)
Also olla räkätauti (lit. 'to have the snot disease'): to have (caught) a cold.
"Mulla on ihan järkky räkätauti, aivastelin puolet luennosta." (I've got an awful cold, spent half the lecture sneezing.)
Al Jazeera English: Memories of FGM: 'I was screaming in pain and fear'
"So she had turned to pornography. 'There’s a lot of problems with porn,' she wrote. 'But it is kind of nice to be able to use it to gain some knowledge of sex.'
I wish I could say her sentiments were unusual, but I heard them repeatedly during the three years I spent interviewing young women in high school and college for a book on girls and sex."
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She doesn't normally use the Oxford comma but thought that these lists were getting too long without it.
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Die in a fire, paparazzo guy. Die in a fire, brah.
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