noun: sternutation, sneezing

galagas plural, 3rd person present; galaging present participle; galagad past tense, past participle

  1. When you sneeze suddenly, and are unable to cover your mouth, and your mucous projects on to something with very undesirable results, you have done a galaga.
  2. The term was first coined in the 1980's when John Dickson and Philip Haynes (Santa Barbara, California) were playing a tabletop version of the video game "Galaga." Dickson suddenly sneezed, covering the video screen with mucous, thus halting the game...