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