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11 Of The Absolute Worst Moments To Start Coughing

One minute you're going about your day, and the next you're that person. Tell your cough to cough off. BENYLIN® Chesty Coughs Non-Drowsy. Always read the label.

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1. While watching a film at the cinema.

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Having to fumble your way across the seats in the dark during the trailers is one thing, but during the film itself? Unforgivable.

2. When you're laughing hysterically and a coughing fit totally ruins your good time.

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3. In the middle of an interview when you try to hold it in...

That time in a meeting when u hold in the cough

...but eventually you're just like:

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4. At a fancy dinner when you have to excuse yourself from the table and hang out in the bathroom until it passes.

5. In a lecture when you're not sure if you're better off just making a run for it.

When you suddenly have THE biggest coughing fit in a lecture and it sounds like Satan is escaping from your lungs

Remember your nearest exit may be behind you.

Especially when THIS could happen:

the most embarrassing part about being sick in a lecture of 200+ students is when the professor pauses his lecture until youre done coughing

6. Or when you're about to do some good old public speaking and feel that horrendous tickle creep into your throat.

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7. During a date when you're trying to maintain eye contact while NOT spluttering absolutely everywhere.

when ure holding back your cough

8. While sitting an exam with hundreds of other people in total silence.

holding in the 43rd cough in a row during an exam

9. On a plane where there is literally nowhere else to run.

10. At a wedding. Just as the vicar asks if anyone has any objections...

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Speak now or forever hold your cough.

11. When you think you're playing it super-cool on a packed train...

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...but really you're just looking like this:

Trying to make it home without having a coughing fit on this train

Additional images courtesy of iStock.

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