Douglas Adams Quote
What a wonderfully exciting cough,' said the little man, quite startled by it, 'do you mind if I join you?' And with that he launched into the most extraordinary and spectacular fit of coughing which caught Arthur so much by surprise that he started to choke violently, discovered he was already doing it and got thoroughly confused.
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide: Five Complete Novels and One Story (ed. Gramercy, 2005)