Monday, February 11, 2008

Week of Quirks - Post I


So, my bloggie pal Manda over at Shamelessly Sassy is having a birthday this week. Today to be exact. She's is hosting a Quirky Confessions day in honor of her birthday and I've chosen to honor her by devoting this entire week to my quirky confessions. Lord knows I have enough quirks to fill up a lot of space.

Quirky Confession #1 - I can't stand to hear someone else clip their fingernails or file their nails with an emery board. I have had to ask people on the train (going into work) to please stop clipping their fingernails. It's the clipping noise that just really bothers me...and because I know there are fingernail bits landing somewhere. I can't stand the sound of someone filing their nails either. BUT - being the girlie girl that I am - I go every two weeks to my nail appointment and have my nails clipped and filed. That doesn't bother me. Go figure!

Quirky Confession #2 - I never all out sneeze. I'm afraid I'll blow snot everywhere and the thought of that mortifies me. I usually pinch my nose when I sneeze. I remember my mother telling me when I was little that I'd blow out my eardrums one day doing that. Not sure if that's possible but it hasn't happened to me....yet....*knocks on wood*

More tomorrow!!!!

13 comments:

Christine said...

My husband is convinced that I'm going to explode my entire head, because I don't "let loose" when I sneeze.

But when HE sneezes, I can hear it down the hall. Is that really better? I think I'd rather let my head explode.

Around The Funny Farm said...

I can't stand to see my husband clip his toes or finger nails... eeww! lol And I've been married a long time.. this hasn't changed!

Laura B. said...

Oh ladies! It's so good to know that we're not quirky by ourselves!

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Vanessa said...

I HATE the clipping noise too. I also hate guys with long fingernails, ewwwww!

melissious said...

Ew, holy CRAP, who clips their nails on the train!!! GROSS!! I can understand filing, although it does gross me out sometimes too - but CLIPPING?? Nasty.

melissious said...

Oh my gosh, had to post again about the sneezing. That's craziness! A good sneeze is the best feeling in the world!! Well, almost. I had a good friend that always used to say "A sneeze is 1/4 of an orgasm." Sorry, I know I don't really know you well enough to be leaving comments like that, but I just couldn't help it!

Tina said...

I wish the guy I worked with would pick up on your sneezing quirk. HA CHOOOOOOOOOOOOO BAM is how it often goes and scares the Bejesus out of me.. every time.

I agree with Mel. The nail clipping thing is just plain nasty (and I hate that word, along with moist).

Laura B. said...

Melissious - perhaps I just need to let loose with a sneeze sometime. By myself...in case snot flies everywhere and I enjoying it too much to care. ;-)

Vanessa - long fingernails on guys are definitely gross!!!!

Tina - my aunt really lets her sneezes fly. She's had people in public stare at her and ask her to be quieter. ha! Maybe that would work for Melissious' coworker?

Thanks for coming by everyone! I hope you keep dropping by!

amanda said...

haha! Thanks for participating. I hold my knows and blow air into my airs all of the time..if that makes sense?

whirligigdaisy said...

Amen to the nail clipping. I also hate listening to my husband floss his teeth. He pops the dental floss. It grinds on me. Funny stuff.

TheVasquez3 said...

my poor husband has to go outside to clip his nails...the sound makes me want to kill someone. so umm i can relate!

i had to stop my list at 10...i am 100% sure i could go on forever!

dlyn said...

My husband cannot bear the sound of nails being filed - it drives him right up a wall. I guess he is quirky ;)

Weezee said...

Laura one of my favorite Calvin & Hobbs cartoons is of Calving holding in his sneeze and trying to blow his socks off. You better be careful you might lose your socks or something else!