November 28, 2005

SIC TRANSIT EMPIRICISM:

18 Tricks to Teach Your Body: Soothe a burn, cure a toothache, clear a stuffed nose... (Kate Dailey, 10/24/2005, Men's Health)

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 28, 2005 10:34 AM
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19. Learn to blow your nose.

Outside and need to blow your nose? Place your right thumb against the right side of your nose, closing the opening. Exhale forcefully with your mouth closed. Repeat for left side.

Posted by: AllenS at November 28, 2005 11:02 AM

AllenS,

That's known as a "Farmer's Handkerchief" among other names definatly not P.C.

Not a practice smiled upon by the ladies.

Posted by: Genecis at November 28, 2005 12:00 PM

Allen - You forgot to add, be sure to lean forward and face downwind when you do it.

Posted by: pj at November 28, 2005 12:19 PM

Genecis,

Never say to the ladies: "Hey, watch this."

pj,

Oh, now you tell me.

Posted by: AllenS at November 28, 2005 2:00 PM

The downwind part applies to any fluid being released by any orifice. And make sure you don't have any friends downwind either.

Posted by: Raoul Ortega at November 28, 2005 3:04 PM

As the old trapper said as he spat into the wind, "It all comes back to me, now."

One of my dad's favorites.

Posted by: BrianOfAtlanta at November 28, 2005 3:34 PM

Men's Health? When will you be excerpting Maxxim?

Posted by: ratbert at November 28, 2005 6:52 PM

Need to pee? No bathroom nearby? Fantasize about Jessica Simpson. Thinking about sex preoccupies your brain, so you won't feel as much discomfort, says Larry Lipshultz, M.D

What! Do you mean to tell me I've had it backwards all these years? Oh, Gawd!

Posted by: Peter B at November 29, 2005 5:34 AM
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