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View Poll Results: Booger eaters/kids do it because...
It helps the immune system in some unknown way. 2 25.00%
It is just a human impulse that comes with being a kid. 6 75.00%
Some kids are just born sick. 0 0%
It clears out their clogged nasel passageways. 0 0%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 8. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-11-2009, 11:18 AM
 
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Here ya go - an Austrian Study on the matter Picking Your Nose | Eat Snot | Booger | Austrian Study | Research | Nose-Picking | Health

Here is the Discovery study Yucky: Snot & Boogers (http://yucky.discovery.com/noflash/body/yuckystuff/snot/js.index.html - broken link)
Ah ha! I see, that the the immunity theory is actually the reality. And is probably the reason for the impulse so many humans have to do so.

Hey Thurs, got any info. on scab eating? That would be interesting, too!
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Old 09-11-2009, 11:22 AM
 
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Ah ha! I see, that the the immunity theory is actually the reality. And is probably the reason for the impulse so many humans have to do so.

Hey Thurs, got any info. on scab eating? That would be interesting, too!
Let me get right on that

Ask and ye shall receive http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...8105845AAlLZLG
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Old 09-11-2009, 11:23 AM
 
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What I want to see is how many adults will actually admit to eating their boogers. Do you think those kids stop eating them when they grow up?
Ew! Now that is one for a lie detector machine, rather than a poll
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