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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #50 on: August 11, 2019, 03:01:23 PM »
Your son is so lucky!  When I was a stupid kid I had to put a button up my nose!

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #51 on: August 11, 2019, 04:12:47 PM »
Glad to hear things were resolved with a minimum of fuss!

The only story I have ever been told about my Great Uncle is when he stuffed a lima bean up his nose and didn't tell anyone until it started to sprout.  The doctor had to break it into pieces to get it out.  Kids are idiots.

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #52 on: August 11, 2019, 05:01:15 PM »
No need to ask.  I suspect that 99.9% of the time when an object becomes lodged up anyone's nose it's because the owner of said nose was being a damned idiot.

My 4-year-old rationale was that I thought it would fit and wanted to see if I was right. I was. Hadn't given much (any) thought to what would happen next.

In a kid your son's age, it's more a bad combo of curiosity and lack of forethought. If he does it again, then yes, he's an idiot. ;-)

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #53 on: August 19, 2019, 08:02:18 PM »
I once lost a dvd player when a toddler jammed a bagel into the narrow opening.

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #54 on: August 20, 2019, 08:22:27 AM »
There is an old Norwegian poem about this:

""And don't put
peas up your nose
while I'm away",
said our mother and left.

That was something
we had never thought about.
So that is what we did."

-Marit Tusvik, 1984

This is hilarious. Putting small objects up the nose in childhood is such a universal human behavior.

And why on earth is it?

You'd think natural selection would've weeded it out millenia ago

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #55 on: August 20, 2019, 04:37:02 PM »
I once lost a dvd player when a toddler jammed a bagel into the narrow opening.

At least it didn't go up his nose.  :P

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #56 on: August 20, 2019, 08:50:44 PM »
I once lost a dvd player when a toddler jammed a bagel into the narrow opening.

At least it didn't go up his nose.  :P

It was not replaced and did bring an end to mulitple re-viewings of 101 Dalmations, so there was that.

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Re: My son jammed a small piece of lego really far up his nose . . .
« Reply #57 on: August 20, 2019, 09:10:22 PM »
My daughter stuck an object in her ear at around age 4.5..  It was an arts and crafts googly eye.   Try telling all the health staff " I have an eye in my ear"...  the confusion abounds.   It was round and slick and they needed a tool like a long straw with a little balloon at the end, and we went from the emerg. clinic to emergency at the hospital for the right tool.

There was a 6 hour wait at the emergency department after a 2 hour wait at the clinic, of course.

She got a purple freezie at the end of it.   

So the next week she did it again.  For a freezie.   ARGH!!!