What's up my nose ?

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What's up my nose ?
« on: 22/05/2004 22:18:20 »
I've recently had a cold (getting better)...I don't know if this is the right thread to put this question in and I don't wish to 'gross' people out but can you tell me what exactly is the bogie stuff that is up your nose ?...is it related to phlegm and cattarh ?.....it is a strange thing  but I've always wondered exactly snot it is.....sorry WHAT it is [:D]



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Re: What's up my nose ?
« Reply #1 on: 23/05/2004 10:27:29 »
Hi Neil

to get you started here are a couple of show references relating to the question "why is snot green" and "what are bogies"

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/html/shows/2001.01.14.htm (see about half way down the page - it's a piece by Shibley)

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/html/shows/2003.10.19.htm (on the soundtrack over half way Katie asks smell-expert Peter Brennan what are bogies made from ? !)

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Re: What's up my nose ?
« Reply #2 on: 23/05/2004 16:47:21 »
Thank you very much Chris

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Re: What's up my nose ?
« Reply #3 on: 25/05/2004 13:05:00 »
Maybe that nasal spray you've been using is up your nose.
 

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Re: What's up my nose ?
« Reply #4 on: 25/05/2004 16:00:20 »
LOL....yep..it's still there !!..as well as my son playing hide 'n' seek !! *tee hee*[:D]

Actually, that reminds me..I still want to know why I have to discard my nasal spray after 4 weeks as per my other thread !!*sulk*

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