nose-picking


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nose-picking

The act of removing nasal mucus (i.e., "boogers") with one's finger. Nose-picking is a filthy habit. I've spent a lot of time getting my kids to quit doing it.
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Everybody knows that sheds should be reserved for a chap's truly important pursuits - hoepolishing, nose-picking, contemplating the universe and sampling home brew for example.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The idea that you could talk to a bunch of cootie-fearing, nose-picking 10-year-olds and determine which one will someday become a high-powered business exec might seem ridiculous.
I'm all for this apart from when they're going through the nose-picking and eating it stage.
And there was El Lonje Moco, the Booger Monk, a nose-picking hunchback who tries to tell scary stories but always loses his way.
CHANNEL 4 didn't put people off John McCririck - he did it all by himself with his nose-picking, sexist, and slovenly antics on Celebrity Big Brother.
Their meticulous survey revealed that nose-picking practices are the same for all social classes.
She enthusiastically agreed, and said that starting next school year, perhaps her son would drop karate, viola, swimming, baritone horn, basketball, junior debate team, chess, drama club, origami, basket-weaving, water polo, nose-picking and therapy; that is, if he agrees to the changes.
I probably had time to conceive and raise a family if you added up the hours I spent with that oh-so-picturesque view of the roundabout and snaking lines of nose-picking drivers.
Summary: JEDDAH: Nose-picking is one of the most common unhygienic practices observed in grocery shops, restaurants and coffee shops in Jeddah, according to several municipal inspectors.
15 (ANI): Britain is a nation of burping, nose-picking couch potatoes, a survey of 3, 000 people has revealed.
Nose-picking, all-devouring, looting little thieves - they will destroy anything they are told to and give their lives in the process.
Nail-biting is the most common of the typical "nervous habits," which include thumbsucking, nose-picking, hairtwisting or pulling, teethgrinding, and picking at skin.
His numerous episodes of epistaxis were incited by chronic nose-picking and strong nose-blowing, practices that he continued to engage in despite repeated medical advice to stop.
But in his book Life In The Fast Lane Bris wrote: "I don't believe using a mobile phone when driving is necessarily more dangerous than nose-picking.
I shall never learn to love the show until I find a production with a director who has cut out the vile nose-picking sequence that has intruded into every performance I have seen over the years.