Please please please.....don't make me suffer this again!
I ran the Fanø half marathon yesterday - part of it 7km on the beach in storm force headwinds. I kid you not! As I was running about 5 metres from the man in front he decided to completely empty the contents of his very snotty nose, turning his head slightly sideways into the wind to do so. His snot rammed me straight in the face. Lovely.
Please men, why do you spit up the contents of your lungs or blow out the contents of your nose without checking if there is anyone around?
OK - I know it's not all men who do this, but please if you are one of them think about the person behind.
Now that is funny Mick
But not you SP13
Personally I'm not a spitter or a rocket launcher, but I see people coughing one up or launching, without looking where it's going to land, why is that?
Hopefully you haven't caught anything
I am a regular snot rocketer, but as a rule only when there's no-one else around (just in case I end up hitting my own leg and looking like a bit of a tit). If there are other people around, I would have thought it was common courtesy to check who is around and where you're firing your rocket (so to speak).
On the plus side, if you get good at it, you can aim for small dogs snapping around your ankles
Was overtaking a group of runners on my pushbike the other day and received exactly the same treatment. Gross!!!!
Is it just a bloke thing?? I love a good snot rocket / spit when really necessary but only when there's no one within distance. How disgusting.
Talking of gender generalisations, can anyone tell me whether I'm allowed to eat Activia yoghurt? According to the adverts they're a medical remedy for overweight middle-aged women with bloating problems. So I feel a bit guilty eating them but the rhubarb flavour is bloody lovely.
Definitely not, Phil, I am a laydee sossidge
Having it land on your face though...
Yep, I'm in the 'let it rip' camp. I knew someone once who was so paranoid about her new bf hearing her fart that she used to go into the next room and pull her cheeks apart so it wouldn't make a noise
Mr.S has never had to worry with me. Although he has threatened me with a cork on a number of occasions...
Ah, Mrs Sossidge, you are a woman after my own heart
My mum used to quote what she insisted was a traditional scottish folk saying;
"Where e'er you be
Let your wind gang free"
Says it all, really. Simple, yet profound....
(oh, and I might have known Muttley would turn up on this thread )
*joins Mrs Sossidge on the laydee snot rocket bench*
A highlight of my IM training was to master the art of the underarm snot rocket on the bike without getting it on your thigh!
Hehehe love running/cycling cos I'm allowed to dispense with the pretence of being lady
But I would move out of the way and aim downwards to snot rocket in a race. ewwwww
My granny used to add 'be it church or chapel, let it rattle' to that...!
Nam, how in the name of all that is green did you manage that? Half the time I still end up hitting my own ankle and that's just running!
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