What's a Booger?

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What's a Booger?

** What's a Booger? **

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Lee este articuloHey, get your finger outta there! Instead of picking them
out, let's learn about those little blobs. Yeah, we're talking about
boogers.

To understand what boogers are, you need to know about mucus (say:
*myoo*-kus). Mucus is the sticky, slimy stuff that's made inside your nose.
If you're like lot of kids, you have another name for nose mucus: snot.
Your nose and sinuses make about a quart (about 1 liter) of snot every day.

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Mucus has a pretty important job — it protects the lungs. When you
breathe in air through your nose, it contains lots of tiny things, like
dust, dirt, germs, and pollen. If these made it all the way to the lungs,
the lungs could get irritated or infected, making it tough to breathe.
Luckily, snot helps trap this stuff, keeping it in the nose and out of the
lungs.

After this stuff gets stuck inside the nose, the mucus surrounds it and
some of


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Booger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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** Booger **

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Look up /*booger*/ or /*boogers*/ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

*Booger* may refer to:

· Mucus or snot, usually dried nasal mucus (U.S. colloquial)
· A ghost or hobgoblin used to frighten children, also boogerman,
boogieman, or bogeyman (mainly southern U.S.).

*People[edit]*

· Marco Boogers (born 1967), retired footballer from the Netherlands
· Johann Lucas Boër (1751–1835), born Johann Lucas Boogers, German
physician
· Bastion Booger or Mike Shaw (1957–2010), American professional
wrestler
· Anthony McFarland (born 1977), NFL defensive lineman nicknamed "Booger"
· Ed Smith (streetball player), American streetball player nicknamed
"Booger"

*Characters[edit]*

· Dudley "Booger" Dawson, a character played by Curtis Armstrong in the
/Revenge of the Nerds/ movie series

*Other uses[edit]*

· Boogertown, a community in Gaston County, North Carolina^[1]
· The Bardin Booger, a skunk ape, i.e., a cryptid said to inhabit Putnam
County, Florida^[2]




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1. *^* http://northcarolina.hometownlocator.com/nc/gaston/boogertown.cfm
2. *^*
http://www.historiccity.com/2009/staugustine/news/florida/historic-city-memories-the-bardin-booger-2002

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