The term "man flu" is used to refer to men "who think a cold is the flu and a headache is a migrane" (Daily Mail).It is suggested that men tend to present common illness as life-threatening and has become a popular joke in the UK. Listen to David Mitchell's soapbox. What does he think of the concept of man flu? What do YOU think of it?
Soapbox. Impromptu or non-official public speaking.