me: I think cefalexin sounds like a headache drug.
wuz: It sounds like something you'd give an ill octopus.
me: Well, cephale means head, so a cephalopod is a creature with its pods attached to its cephale.
me: And metronidazole sounds like a... contraceptive pill. Something to regulate monthly cycles. Like a metronome.
wuz: I've never seen an antibiotic that didn't have an x in the name.