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To wish people wouldn't blow their nose at the table

(12 Posts)
Fallingovercliffs Sat 13-Dec-14 12:50:50

AIBU to think this is icky behaviour and people should leave the table if they want to have a good nose blow?

silveroldie2 Sat 13-Dec-14 13:05:14

YABU. Alternatively they could let their dripping snot drop onto the plates of food. I don't have a problem with anyone blowing their nose, providing they use a handkerchief.

2rebecca Sat 13-Dec-14 13:09:11

Seriously? Have never heard of people leaving the table just to blow their nose.

KingJoffreysHasABigWhiteBeard Sat 13-Dec-14 13:15:34

Very poor manners to blow your nose at the table.

My dad does it. Makes me heave/cringe.

Fallingovercliffs Sat 13-Dec-14 13:17:19

I don't mean wiping their nose. I mean big noisy clear outs. Eugh.

Topseyt Sat 13-Dec-14 13:19:49

Not a problem. That would mean people with colds could hardly sit at the table. Better to blow noses than have dripping snot.

Firedemon Sat 13-Dec-14 13:20:06

Totally gross for a few seconds but infinitely better than little sniffles throughout the whole meal!

Marcelinewhyareyousomean Sat 13-Dec-14 21:01:39

You should definitely leave the table to blow your nose.

moomoo1967 Sat 13-Dec-14 21:03:31

YABU I absolutely hate sniffers so would much rather that someone discreetly blow their nose be it at the table or not

lindsaybobs Sat 13-Dec-14 21:15:41

YANBU personally I think if you need to blow your nose you leave the table and room and do it elsewhere, just as you wouldn't sit there sniffing. It makes me hip and totally puts me off my food.

lindsaybobs Sat 13-Dec-14 21:16:40

Gip not hip!

Fallingovercliffs Sun 14-Dec-14 20:25:24

Thanks for the replies. It just really turns me off my food when someone sits their noisily blowing the contents of their nose into a handkerchief while other people around the table are trying to eat. sad

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