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Saw this on tv today! Our sneeze has a speed of up to 100mph! Is it true?


 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #1 on: 05/09/2007 14:32:46 »
Thats about what I recall also!
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #2 on: 05/09/2007 17:32:19 »
Impossible for anyone in front of you to dodge...so be sure to cover your mouth and nose!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 05/09/2007 18:10:12 »
....also....the reason why ewe always shut your eyes when sneezing is because they would pop out if ewe kept them open !! :o
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #4 on: 05/09/2007 19:10:58 »
LOL Never hold your breath.. that can actually be harmful as I understand it! At least thats what I understand!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 08/09/2007 10:27:15 »
....also....the reason why ewe always shut your eyes when sneezing is because they would pop out if ewe kept them open !! :o

Ahh.. So it's a natural act of defence?
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #6 on: 08/09/2007 10:27:44 »
But I mean..  Is the 100mph thing true?
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #7 on: 09/09/2007 23:39:28 »
I think it is pretty accurate!
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #8 on: 14/12/2007 14:33:49 »
I have heard that when you sneeze, the reason for closing your eyes
is to do with the muscles around your sinuses and eyelids. I have tried
to sneeze with my eyes open. To no success of course.
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #9 on: 14/12/2007 17:42:31 »
so if i kept my eyes open, using force, would they pop out?

Feel sorry for the guy tha first figured that one out :-\
 

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Apparently our sneeze may have a speed of 100mph?
« Reply #10 on: 14/12/2007 18:04:45 »
Lol, me too. Of course, I wonder if anyone has actually successfully been able to sneeze with their eyes open? I remember one very bored afternoon trying to do it as a kid..no luck whatsoever, and I was creative!

Why does looking upwards help you stop a sneeze from occuring?
 

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