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Over teaspoon usage?

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Hen1983 Fri 24-Nov-17 07:43:08

I'm happy to be told that I'm being overly precious, but my husband had just taken a teaspoon out of the drawer, inserted the handle into his ear for a scratch and then used the spoon to remove the teabag from my tea.

That's disgusting isn't it?

GreatStar Fri 24-Nov-17 07:45:20

Couldve been worse.
He could have stirred it with the ear wax end grin

PanPanPanPing Fri 24-Nov-17 07:46:00

Well, at least he used different ends for different tasks!

But, yes, it is a bit yuck.

GlitterRollerSkate Fri 24-Nov-17 08:00:02

That sounds like something my dh would do. Rank aren't they?

kaitlinktm Fri 24-Nov-17 08:07:20

My ex used to use a steak knife from the drawer to give himself a pedicure. envy not envy

Rebeccaslicker Fri 24-Nov-17 08:10:20

I have the opposite issue - if I microwave a pot of soup, I will use 5 spoons blush it drives DP mad. I can see why but - 🤷‍♀️

Seeline Fri 24-Nov-17 08:19:08

Rebecca I have plastic spoons for that sort of thing so they can stay in the bowl in the microwave wink

Rebeccaslicker Fri 24-Nov-17 08:27:31

Seeline - tell me more about this witchcraft! Does it involve - shifty look - Lakeland??

nornironlady Fri 24-Nov-17 09:48:04

My OH is the teaspoon culprit in our home. He will use a new one every single time he makes a new cup of tea which can amount to almost 10 a day. He refuses to use the already washed spoons. It drives me crazy coming home to a sink full of spoons or every teaspoon in the drainer. I could scream!!!

CakesRUs Fri 24-Nov-17 09:53:46

My dad used to scratch his back with the fish slice, then put it back. He was old and crusty at the time 😳 yanbu

LookAtAllTheBullshit Fri 24-Nov-17 09:55:34

How big are your husband’s ear canals that he can fit a teaspoon handle in there to fish for earwax?

Ttbb Fri 24-Nov-17 09:56:10

Just no.

SconNotScone Fri 24-Nov-17 09:58:05

My dad used to poke the car key in his ear for a scratch. Had forgotten about that til now!

HebeMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 24-Nov-17 09:59:55

Looking at the positives, at least he is multitasking. And you got a cup of tea. But yes. Not ideal, it must be said. They probably don't do that in the Ritz.

GreatStar Fri 24-Nov-17 10:29:32

I once used a fork to poke out an ingrown toenail.
Sorry not sorry. Was a long time ago in self catering in spain and it worked.
I think i just washed it and put it back in the drawer.
I'm disgusting I know blush

FeelingAggrieved Fri 24-Nov-17 10:41:05

That is vile.

TheGoalIsToStayOutOfTheHole Fri 24-Nov-17 11:53:38

Thats actually disgusting. I thought this thread was going to be about using a teaspoon over and over throughout the day for cuppas actually for some reason hmm As I had a friend tell me how gross I was not changing the spoon for each cup, a few days back.

Seeline Fri 24-Nov-17 18:06:03

Rebecca - certainly not! IKEA 😉

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