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my cousin had to go to the hospital because she had a sick stomach, she was there for a while and lost 10 lbs. to get me to stop biting my nails my parents told me that she got sick from biting her nails and she was lucky she didnt die but since i was littler i would definatly die, i forgot a few days later and bit a nail then remembered what they said and cried until the assured me i wouldnt die.

a
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i used to think that biting my nails would make my fingers fall off! ;)

Cassandra
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Once a friend told me that if I kept biting my nails, a big nail ball would grow inside my small intestine because they wouldn't get digested and then the doctors would have to do an operation to take the nail ball out. I am still not sure if that is true or not. Just kidding. I was stupid enough to believe that when I was 11.

Emily
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I use to beleive that bitting my nails will give me powers to stop being afraid.

scaredy cat
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i always bit my long nails off using my teeth. and my mum told that this leaded to formation of hangnail

oiman
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When I was younger I used to believe that when you bit your nails they would stay in this part of your stomach forever and eventually you would have to have surgery to remove them! I still haven't stopped doing it though!

Chazsnape
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I used to think when I bit my nails I would get worms. Needless to say I never had a nail-biting problem...until I found I was wrong.

Sharon
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I used to think that when I bit my nails and swallowed them they would cut my insides. How lame!

Molly, Who is cool,
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Til' I was about 10 i bit my nails. My mom and my doctor told me that because of my bad habit I must have parasites in my stomach. Tell me how I associated this with worms crawling around in there! I was cured forever.

CC
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When I was about 4, I used to bite my nails- CONSTANTLY. My uncle tried the "scare" tactic to get me to stop, so he told me that when I bit my nails, evil germs would fly inside my now "open" fingers and they would eat my organs. In the middle of the night a few weeks later, I bit my nails while sleeping. When I woke up, my fingers were covered in dirt. I was SO scared, until my mom told me that my cat rubbed against me while I slept.

King Kevo
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When i was a kid( I still am one) I had a bad habit of biting my nails( I still do). My mom always told me that if I didn't stop biting my nails she would put this red hote cinommon pepper stuff on my nails(but she never did). Isn't that funny!

Stupidkid!
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For some reason, when I bit my nails, I always imagined them making a neat pile in my stomach. The more I chewed, the more the pile would grow and one day I wouldn't be able to swallow any more.

Anon
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My mum used to tell me that if i kept biting my nails I would never grow up to be a lady. I took this literally and never bit my nails again fearing that if I did I'd always be a little kid.
To this day I still don't bite my nails - it's just yuck!

Catherine
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When I was little my mum would tell me to stop picking my nose or its gonna drop off and I'll never grow one back!!I was really scared so I used to hide in the greenhouse and sit in my toilet!

Bobby Brown
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When was a kid my dad told me that if i bite my nails they would get infected and they'd have to get cut off, I stopped biting my nails for a while until my brother told me it wasn't true.

T-bop
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When I was about 5 I used to believe that if I bit and swallowed a whole nail it would then grow in my stomach till the size of a reaping-hook and finally pierce my belly. I was convinced that navel was formed in that way. Luckily, after checking my body each day after bath I didn't find any other holes.

FalconEye
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when i waz lil, my mom told me that if i kept biting my nails i waz still getting sum of the nail into my stomach. she said overtime a ball of fingernail bits would grow in my stomach and i would have a huge lump. it took me awhile to realize it wasn't true and then i kept biting my nails...needless to say i made sure to never accidentely swallow

~StillBitingHerNails~
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when i was little, my sister was in bilogy and she told me about all the little bugs and organisms crawling and living on my hands, and on the carpet since i spent most of my time there playing, and she said that when i bit my nails i ate the bugs. I never did bite my nails again...

Casey
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I used to belive that if you bit your nails, your body didnt like it so it would grow your hands on your feet instead from then on.

Krissty
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For as long as I can remember, I've been a nervous chewer. I would chew 'till my fingers bled, then I would just keep chewing anyway. One day, when I was 8 or 9, my father told me that the only things that we couldn't digest were bubble gum and nail clippings, and that my appendix would burst if I kept chewing. I think I stopped for a week... maybe. :-O

Govrache
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