On Mon, 2014-12-01 at 23:21 +0100, Alec Leamas wrote:
PS Nose-wiping? Sometimes it's hard not being a native speaker...
It's not an idiom, I meant it literally: that something as innocent as
wiping your runny nose because you have a cold would be cause for
No idea what Matthew meant by "improve that last part" in that respect
though. Possibly he's offering to make some chicken soup? (Which, in
case that doesn't translate, is a traditional folk remedy for a cold.)