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In many cultures nose-picking is considered a private act akin to defecation, urination, flatulence and belching.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the startling reasons recruiters had for not choosing a candidate included nose-picking and flushing the toilet during a phone interview.
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.
At the top is the land of Gantua, filled with farting, nose-picking giants who have a taste for human flesh.
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