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...the possibility that Zacharias Smith, who had so far failed to maintain possession of the Quaffle for longer than a minute, was suffering from something called "Loser's Lurgy"


Usually referred to in the phrase “the dreaded lurgy” but which has come to mean any unspecified minor illness. The term comes from a (non-existent) highly infectious disease frequently referred to in the British 1950s – 1960s radio comedy series the Goon Show (NSOED).


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