Ah, Spring! The time of year when children wear sandals and then admonish their siblings not to pick their toes on the way to pot-luck dinners.
Yesterday’s toe picking prompted me to tweet a question that was mostly facetious:
If a child sequentially picks toes and nose, is there a risk of getting athlete’s nostril?
But on Twitter, no silly question goes unanswered. So Bora replied:
I think so. The fungus just needs a decent amount transferred and sufficient time to set up shop elsewhere in the body.
Interesting. Also, potentially painful!
And of course, one of my Facebook friends took it a step further:
And doing the reverse is a leading cause of cold feet.
The power of social media.