In another victory for the human tongue, I'm still alive. See there is this beautiful chestnut tree outside my building that's just brimming with nuts. Naturally I microwave a few only to find they taste horrible and don't eat a single one. Looking it up I tasted a poisonous horse-chestnut filled with sapotoxins, which will explain the sore throat.
Remaining symptoms: none.
And here's a curious character, a brit indeed.