Boogers: everyone has them, but nobody likes to talk about them. Why? Well, they’re icky.
As adults, most of us tend not to think about boogers very often — we just get rid of them when we blow our noses and call it good.
But anyone with kids or grandkids knows that somehow boogers tend to come up in conversation all the time.
Not only do children think the concept of boogers are very funny, they also seem to have way more of them than adults have.
Parents and grandparents are constantly telling their kids not to pick their noses, not to eat their boogers, and to get a tissue before snot runs down their faces.
But have you ever really thought about what boogers are or why we have them? If you have, you’re in the right place.
Boogers seem to be just weird dried out snot in our noses, but why do they exist at all? Read on to find out more!