Only men get man colds. They are the worst colds you can get. They are near-fatal. Your man will not be able to lift a finger for two weeks, if you are lucky.
"Hey S, wanna come bowling?"
"Nah, I need to look after M, he's got a cold."
"Psshhht. That's daft, we've all got the sniffles, I mean, it is November!"
"No, I mean he's got a man cold. He's dying, the usual, blaha blaha..."
"Ah. Then he'd be miserable company anyway! So how about you come on your own?"