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originally posted by: trollz
Wait... You're telling me that people blow their snot into tissue papers, and then stuff them back into their pockets and purses?
originally posted by: diggindirt
I've done it and I'll bet you have too!
No, no I have not.
originally posted by: JiggyPotamus
I suppose it is good advice, but I have never really feared exposing myself to germs. I figure that exposure allows your body to develop a stronger immune system, which will be more capable of defending against certain germs in the future. I suppose there are some illnesses that one cannot really develop any immunity against however, but I do not really know how common or uncommon immunity is to everyday germs. And then of course once one gets older, it is probably better to be a bit more careful, as a person's immune system is likely to decline with age, considering that various cells could stop regenerating. The body tends to decline with age. Anyway, like you stated, a tissue, especially after using it to wipe your nose or something, is going to be covered in germs and should probably be discarded.