A humorous phrase that describes the impulse to stay in bed all day and not do anything as a medical condition. Molly didn't come to her 9 AM class because she said she's not feeling well, but I suspect she's got a case of blanket fever.
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A lumberjack expression for laziness, as if the woodsman had a medical reason for staying in bed instead of working.
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