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Go ahead, pick your nose

Richmond Jake

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In my second planning job, the director did this during planning commission and city council meetings. :-# And a healthy man he is!!
 

mendelman

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It's gotta be a joke article. That's hilarious.

I like this:
"And eating the dry remains of what you pull out is a great way of strengthening the body's immune system.
What great justification if you're a smart(aleck) kid.

It's like when I learned that raw vegetables are better for you than cooked ones. I hate cooked vegetables
 

Gedunker

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Please tell me this is one of those urban myths. Please. Tell me it is not true :-c

You do see people with their fingers at their noses and wonder if they have any idea how bad it looks...
 

jestes

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This just proves the old adage that "you can pick your nose but you can't pick your friends"
 

JNA

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So which is more important
alleged health benefit vs. lack of decorum = social embarassment.
 

biscuit

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I know we have a lot of health-nuts in this crowd, so please don't be offended if I don't offer to shake anyones hand at the next laefest.
 

Gedunker

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biscuit , now i have to get up off the floor. Thanks for the laugh, you are on a roll.
 

SkeLeton

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Hum... sadly... it seems quite logical, although the booger-eating part sure is quite dumb, since by the time anything you eat gets to your intestines, it's far well degraded, including bacteria. But you do get a more cleaner nose if you pick it... of course not in public (please!), nor in your car while waiting for the traffic light to change :p

BTW, biscuit, good one! :-D
 

el Guapo

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This is just what the democrats want you to believe! First we mainstream bugger pickers, then its dingleberries. When does it stop? We'll be watching supermodels pick their noses on Oprah by this time next year! G&^*& D$@#$ democrats. ;)
 

Dan

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el Guapo said:
G&^*& D$@#$ democrats. ;)
If the Southern Baptists believe Jesus dug for nasal gold in John 6 : 51-56, I bet the 'Pubbies would be asking for a constitutional amendment requiring mandatory daily picking and eating sessions for schoolchildren. The Reagan administration would probably have declared boogers as "vegetables" for school lunch requirements.

:p

In New Zealand, they'd probably ban nasal spray users from eating boogers. Genetically modified food, you know ...

:p again

Een France, zee bouger of, how you say, ze horse, eez considered a delicacy. Closed-minded fat cowboy Americain, how you say, warmonger, cannot appreciate zees. Go to you McDonald, you Kentucky Chicken Fry, you Star Buck ... we French have zee real culture, no?
 

Zenith

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Seriously, I'm wondering how may people i.e. forumers have a good 'dig' in private like stting on the toilet or just watching the 'idiot box'.

There's an Australian kid's game show on T.V. called "Pick Your Face" where one of the first tasks the 3 contestants have to pull out clues pertaining to famous people from big mock 'shnoozes' on the back wall in a race to get as many clues out of them:

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Doitnow

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My Dad who's a nutritionist and microbiologist claims that its better to keep you nose clean by picking it. Blowing the nose may clean the whole passage.
Of course he doesn't do it in public and never eats the stuff.
But he qotes scientific research on the benefits of drinking human, cow and horse urine.( we dont do this in the family mind you all ;-) )

I pick the nose only when the stuff really bothers me and only in private.

I have another bad Habit though.
I am a nail biter.
My dad is one too. I think my grand dad did that too. There may be something genetic tothis. :p

How many of you are nail biters. Does it really mean that you( me included) are nervous people. :-\ ??
 

mgk920

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(***begin stupid kids' joke alert!!***)

Q) What does one do when his/her nose goes on strike?

A) Go picket

:p

(***end stupid kids' joke alert!!***)

Mike
 

Zenith

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mgk920 said:
Q) What does one do when his/her nose goes on strike?

A) Go picket

Mike
Whacka, whacka, whacka - boom tish! ;-)

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JNA

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Me Bad
I thought of Monty Python's Holy Grail

WITCH: And this isn't my nose. It's a false one.
BEDEVERE: Well?
VILLAGER #1: Well, we did do the nose.
BEDEVERE: The nose?
 

Jen

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What Fools who think if you pick it out then you must eat it. :-c If you leave it in it will slide back down the gullet or someplace and there you have it; it flushes itself mostly. crusts and large quantities should be excavated with a tissue but throw it away!

Oh and where does it mention the creepie crawlies that hitchhike off the finger into the nice moist nasal passages?
 

Tranplanner

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JNA said:
Me Bad
I thought of Monty Python's Holy Grail

WITCH: And this isn't my nose. It's a false one.
BEDEVERE: Well?
VILLAGER #1: Well, we did do the nose.
BEDEVERE: The nose?
Villager #2: And the hat. But she's a witch!
Villagers: Burn her! Burn her!

I have been known to steal a quick pick in private - sometimes it's the only way to free it up.
 

BKM

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Doitnow!! said:
But he qotes scientific research on the benefits of drinking human, cow and horse urine.( we dont do this in the family mind you all ;-) )
I was wandering around the industrial wastelands of San Francisco (I live dangerously) and I came across a parked van-homeless encampment on one of the side streets covered in signs urging you to cure AIDS through drinking your own urine. Eeew!
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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Okay, this brings back bad memories from one of my planning classes in college. There was a guy we unaffectionately called "booger man" for reasons that will soon be obvious. He had a habit of chewing gum, placing it on the end of his pencil, and then jamming it up is nose and returning said gum to his mouth. Other body cavities were not immune; the ears were used as well. I don't want to know if other areas were probbed. This was all done in class most every day. Nasty.
 
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