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mamselle

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #75 on: June 10, 2021, 03:34:06 AM »
A tiny bit of baking-soda toothpaste might ease the concentrated acidity in the area, and help the irritation go away.

If you can get a brand without peroxide, so much the better, but even with it, so long as you wipe it off after a bit and don't swallow (much) it should be fine.

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #76 on: June 10, 2021, 05:35:15 AM »
Or numbing gel?

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #77 on: June 10, 2021, 05:39:27 AM »
Yep.

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #78 on: June 10, 2021, 07:20:39 AM »
I have a small irritation on the inside of my lower lip, exactly where my top teeth touch it when I say words beginning with 'f' or 'v'. I'm sitting here trying to keep my tongue thrust forward between my teeth and my lower lip, and it's making my tongue muscles sore. But if I try to use my teeth to keep my tongue in place to give the muscles a rest then my tongue starts hurting from the bite pressure. Overall I have a sad mouth today.

I've had something similar.  My irritation is a little lower down so that my teeth don't touch it.  However, it makes brushing my teeth painful.  I've been brushing only in the morning for several days now to spare raking over that spot.  The sore is now improving, so I should be able to go back to brushing normally.

I've also been dealing with a sore throat for the past couple of days.  It feels better now, but sounds worse.  At least my voice should be able to hold up when I speak to the local Rotary Club today.  Sure glad I don't have to do public speaking all the time.
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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #79 on: June 10, 2021, 07:58:59 AM »
That lower-down pain could be an abscess, and your sore throat could be connected to it.

Sorry to say--but all the unusual number of sore throats and colds I had one year stopped once the little germ factory that was an abscess I didn't even know I had was drained and dealt with.

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #80 on: June 10, 2021, 08:51:55 AM »
It's a well known side effect of uttering far too many fricatives.
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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #81 on: June 10, 2021, 10:11:24 AM »
You mean, words beginning with...."F---"??

Hmm....

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #82 on: June 10, 2021, 01:03:59 PM »
Yes, labiodental fricatives, to be precise.

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #83 on: June 11, 2021, 11:14:47 AM »
I hope my life never depends on my wife's ability to print something on our personal HP printer.

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #84 on: June 12, 2021, 05:23:43 AM »
I hope my life never depends on my wife's ability to print something on our personal HP printer.

I'm a dead man if that ever occurs.
And how is that working out for you?

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #85 on: June 17, 2021, 10:28:39 AM »
For the love of all that is holy.

The word is not regime.

Nor is it regiment.

IT IS REGIMEN!


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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #86 on: June 17, 2021, 11:23:14 AM »
I hope my life never depends on my wife's ability to print something on our personal HP printer.

I'm a dead man if that ever occurs.

I just reread my own posting.  What was I trying to say there?

I meant "If that occurs at my house, I would die of shock".
And how is that working out for you?

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #87 on: June 17, 2021, 11:55:44 AM »
I hope my life never depends on my wife's ability to print something on our personal HP printer.

Ditto. But I don't think we are supposed to think/say this aloud. Our lives may actually depend on it.
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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #88 on: June 18, 2021, 06:24:52 AM »
It's a cold.  It isn't Covid.  Just a cold.  You remember colds, right?
And how is that working out for you?

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Re: Trivial Irrelevant Aggravations
« Reply #89 on: June 18, 2021, 09:21:05 AM »
Had to wash a bunch of socks (15 pairs) with other laundry, so I thoughtfully herded them all into a mesh laundry bag so that they didn't get lost or staticked into other clothing.  I don't know what happened in the dryer, but upon retrieving the laundry I found that the bag was open a hair, and there were no socks in the bag.  The bag was empty with nary a sock.  How? This seems improbable.