I think they’re great

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A new report has claimed that buying expensive cough medicines is a waste of time because they have no effect.

Well, I beg to differ. Here are three reasons why I think that cough medicines are great.

1. They make brilliant mixers for alcoholic drinks if you’re out of fruit juice. Anyone ever had a Benelyn Sunrise? It’s an absolute classic.

2. Because there’s always sticky goo on the outside of the bottle, they’re the one medicine you never have any trouble getting the top off because your fingers can get a lot of purchase.

3. They are the one medicine it’s easy to get kids to take because they are always crammed full of sugar!

So don’t get rid of cough medicines please. They could actually prove to be very useful.