We all have those things we do that make others look twice, whilst we are totally oblivious. Be they phrases that have grown from a personal joke or a noise you make to show affection, our ‘weird’ things make us unique and I think they deserve celebrating.
Here are 5 things I do that are pretty strange….I hope you will share yours too…don’t leave me hanging!
#1 Random kissing noises to show affection
P is slaving away in the cave working (or watching Star Trek whilst battling 12 years olds on online games) and I’m in the kitchen or on the sofa making/blogging, completely focussed on our own tasks, but one of us will send a big smacking kiss noise to the other, to replied to by another big kiss noise.
Our little sign of affection to remind each other that we haven’t forgotten that the other exists.
#2 Leaving oven door open after I cook
This one stems from when I lived at university. Too tight to put on the heating, once I had cooked a meal I would leave the oven door open to help heat the room. This in the past has become an irritant for others who did not have to patience to ask questions, but thankfully P understands all aspects of my crazy. And our flat is always warm.
#3 Wiping my hands constantly between crisps/popcorn/chips
This something that has stemmed from childhood. I don’t like having dirty hands, so if I feel grains of salt or smears of butter on my fingers I just automatically wipe them on whatever is around. My girls accept that I cover myself in napkins when we eat out and P has learnt to hand me a set of chopsticks whilst we watch a film with popcorn whichstops me wiping half of it down the right leg of my trousers/skirt and looking like a complete trogg.
*Rolls top lip back and bares teeth in a bucktooth fashion*
This started off in my group of girls, as a tease to our gorgeous friend Luci who has the loveliest gnashers in the land, but now it has evolved into a sign of excitement between us all. When we get a good bargain on shoes, the teeth come out. When I type a text to one of them, the teeth come out. As we trogg between bars on a night out, the teeth are out. I often wonder what people in the street think when they see us licking our teeth…. then I remember I don’t care!
#5 I drink black tea.
It’s not normal apparently, but I don’t take milk in my tea. DON’T DILUTE MY TEA!