My mom definitely used to do this, but as a last resort if I couldn't expel the object (usually an M&M that was purposely lodged there) on my own.
And when I had something stuck in my eye, she'd pry my eyelid open and blow quickly/sharply onto the eyeball once or twice.
LW#1, instead of giving your husband an "I'm Proud of You" card, give his mother a "STFU and Take a Seat" card. Preferably with a basket of kittens on the front.
@Inkling It's very poor form to presume that these soldiers are rapists and murderers. I would expect better from a magical Pegasus pony.
If you're a shady rich collector who buys highly-publicized stolen art, do you just get off on viewing your Picasso in secret, or do you share it only with a cadre of similarly rich buyers of stolen art? Is there a meetup for that?
Now I kind of want to die watching Eurovision 2068 with a Marlboro Red in each hand.
@Nicole Cliffe But Paul Ryan can't be racist! He once hooked up with a black girl in college!
My family crest would be a passive-aggressive Post-It note on a field of Shame Green, flanked by the Classical personifications of Catholic Guilt and Sibling Rivalry. Motto reading "You Could've Called, You Know."
@jen325 One life for yourself and one for your dreeeeeeams
@Daisy Razor Pure laziness and stubbornness--the people who heard the original native word pronounced "gooey duck" misspelled it and couldn't be bothered to find a more correct spelling. True story.
@Emby It's really the nails that do it.