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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.
Adjusting to a new family (a nose-picking stepfather, his slutty daughter, a toddler half-sister and a mother professing newfound faith in Christ) and a new home (in a suburban tract with a "bogus British name"), awkward Rick collects Broadway albums instead of friends--until his confidence is boosted with each episode of his scene-by-scene rendition of the paradigmatic gay play The Boys in the Band.
London, Sep.15 (ANI): Britain is a nation of burping, nose-picking couch potatoes, a survey of 3, 000 people has revealed.
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.
In his book Life In The Fast Lane, Boris said: "I don't believe using a mobile when driving is necessarily any more dangerous than nose-picking, studying the A-Z, beating the children and so on."
Mr Robertson, the boss of Wednesbury-based West Midland Fencing, said his parents ordered a set of pictures from the photographer but rejected the nose-picking shot because they thought it was tasteless.
The most common cause of nosebleeds is nose-picking.
Staphylococcus - a germ species most commonly associated with nose-picking - was found in abundance on steering wheels and driver's seats.
For you, it may be nose-picking, toenail-chewing or listening to Queen albums.
Every driver is secretly proud of his best accident, but it's the same sort of furtive pleasure as nose-picking: not talked about in polite company.
Other causes include chronic nose-picking, sinus infection, and reaction to medications such as inhalants, aspirin, ibuprofen, or anticoagulants.
Usually I decline with a modest shrug, but a pundit, no matter how minor, must eventually punditize on whatever topic comes along, no matter how tawdry or trivial that topic may be: the trend toward nose-picking while waiting for the light to change, for example.
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