I do. All the time.
I wonder if I’m the only person who eat rice with garlic salt, who can watch the same episodes of “Top Chef” over and over again, who actually enjoys plucking my underarm hair.
OK, maybe that was too much.
But we all think about it sometimes — especially when someone in our life — your mom, your partner, your best friend — asks you, in that tone, “What in the world are you doing?”
This was the topic of yesterday’s “The Oprah Show,” where host Oprah Winfrey had the audience answer questions — anonymously, of course — and compare answers.
Some of the questions included:
• How often do you pick your nose?
• Have you ever searched for an ex online?
• Do you lie about your weight on your driver’s license?
And the results were interesting, to say the least.
For the questions above, 55 percent of respondents said they picked their noses at least once a week. (A study from the University of California at Berkeley found that the average person picks or plays with her nose five times per hour.) Nearly two-thirds of respondents admitted they’ve searched for an ex online. (According to a USA Today poll, 61 percent of people have searched for an ex online. ) And 54 percent — which I think is a low number — lie about their weight on their driver’s license. (According to a BettyConfidential.com poll, 68 percent of women lie about their weight on their driver’s license.)
(You can take the quiz online, too.)
I was surprised to find myself in the majority. Apparently, like 78 percent of respondents, I look in the tissue after I blow my nose. A vast majority — 98 percent — admitted they sing in the car. (I do, too.) And, thankfully, 63 percent of people said it’s perfectly normal for owners to let their dogs sleep with them.
Are there things you do that might not be so normal? Dish ’em here. Maybe you’re not alone!
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What is normal? What’s normal to me may not be normal to you and what’s normal to you may not be normal to me. 😆
I stand up when I drink alcohol
I do the New York Times crossword puzzle in pen
cash in my wallet is organized numerically
yeah, I know, crazy huh ???
@CodyZamboni You stand when you drink alcohol? Even at home?
@Cat @CodyZamboni hi Cat. Yeah, drinking standing up. Habit I started years ago so I won’t get too drunk when I over indulge. Carried over into just casual drinking. Standing keeps me energized. At home? I don’t drink, but if I do have a brew, I’ll be standing outside on my lanai.
I once saw a guy driving terribly. Normal? Here, definitely. I think he was driving terribly because he couldnt get at that annoying nose hair with the tweezers that I saw in his hand. Normal? probably not.
I burp all day, I fart all day and pick my nose all day. Is that normal? J/k hahaha
I have been abducted by extraterrestrials, with experimentation and impregnation. My greatest fear is that vampires and zombies have escaped from their tombs. I rank pretty high on being normal.
Haha the sub-header of this post sounds like a Jeff Foxworthy routine. “you might be normal”. If you sit at home watching Hawaii 5-0 while digging stuff out of your navel, you just might be normal! 🙂
i hate to admit this but it’s something everyone should do: check in the toilet for 1. color 2. consistancy 3. flotation. (you can still take it back turk, there’s the backspace key. all you have to do……..)).
i learned that watching a British television show on health monitoring. also from that show i learned: never pick your nose without a tissue. never rub your eyes with out one either. wash your hands several times during the day. use a paper towel to open the door in a public restroom. trim nose hairs, never pull them out.
i don’t have to search for my ex online. she calls me about once a year. they live in San Clemente, her sister’s still not married, her brother moved to Australia, where he’s on the radio and blah blah blah.
i don’t know what i weigh. i just use the Levi scale: can i button the 32s all the way up? excellent. can’t get the 34s all the way to the top? lay off the donuts. i must have told the CA DMV 155 at some point.
would you consider plucking an underarm hair on camera for the next CATChat? God, that seems like it would hurt, but i’ve said it before and i’ll say it again: you’re twice the man i am.
Normal??? That is the name of a city in Oklahoma isn’t it? Plucking underarm hair is easily the most interesting thing you’ve shared Cat… proof positive you don’t mess with local chicks… they will kick your ass, slap your mama, and bite the head off your dog, while doing their nails and texting on their crackberry..
Not sure I would know normal if I backed over it with the car.
I don’t like being late and I don’t like it when I have an appointment and I show up early only to end up waiting … so I guess I’m abnormal.