In less than ten days, the Texan drove everybody in the ward back to duty — everybody but the C.I.D. man, who had caught cold from the fighter captain and come down with pneumonia.
Threatening to do so was merely his idea of a joke, like dying of pneumonia, busting Colonel Moodus in the nose or challenging Doc Daneeka to Indian wrestle.
I caught cold in the hospital from a fighter pilot and came down with a very serious case of pneumonia.
Come on — help me get them out of here before they all die of pneumonia.
I think I will die of pneumonia.
Chief White Halfoat was a handsome, swarthy Indian from Oklahoma with a heavy, hard-boned face and tousled black hair, a half-blooded Creek from Enid who, for occult reasons of his own, had made up his mind to die of pneumonia.
And throw that silly ice bag away before you die of pneumonia.
’I just want to find out if Chief White Halfoat died of pneumonia yet,’ the man shouted back.
Say I’ll be back in the squadron as soon as winter comes and Chief Halfoat dies of pneumonia.
Chief White Halfoat kept promising everyone that he was going to die of pneumonia, and I guess I’ll have to be patient until the weather turns a little colder and damper.
The next time any of the boys ask about me, why, just tell them I’ll be back grinding out those old publicity releases again as soon as Chief White Halfoat dies of pneumonia.
But Chief White Halfoat felt cold and was already making plans to move up into the hospital to die of pneumonia.
He knows it’s time for me to die of pneumonia, that’s what he knows.
He got down on his knees and prayed to Nately not to volunteer to fly more than seventy missions after Chief White Halfoat did die of pneumonia in the hospital and Nately had applied for his job.
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A mild case of pneumonia is sometimes referred to as "walking pneumonia."