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    practical experience, FTW Tazlima's Avatar
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    Agree with the above. Everybody vomits. It's a gross, but natural, part of life.

    Re: boogers - I actually learned the Italian word for "boogers" (caccole - not a word you're going to find in the average pocket translating dictionary) by reading Harry Potter in Italian. In the first book they fight a troll and Harry's wand accidentally gets shoved up the troll's nose, leading him to wipe troll boogers off his wand afterward. If the word hadn't been there, I might never have learned it.

    Now "upchuck," THAT'S a word that squicks me out and makes me gag a little - but that's my problem. I certainly wouldn't put down a book just because it used an icky word.
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