Do I understand correctly you're not coming out to that dodgy bar tonight?
Also, I'm not likely to make 2ndSat tomorrow, as there's an expotition to Northampton via Cambridge planned, but pass on my regards, ta :-)
Afraid not - only way I'm going to shift this cold is to sleep it off.
That's a fair point. I can have a pint for you I spose - what's your poison?
Cider or Smirnoff Ice. Enjoy :)
Tonsils are basically an easy route for you to catch infections from stuff you eat, probably to force you to develop antibodies to them. They're mostly useful in early life, up to 5 years or something.
Googling turns up a huge number of pages like this
I've yet to fnd a single site that wasn't clearly insane hippy waffle that can give a good reason for keeping the tonsils after childhood.