Today I feel like my head is a big box of snot. One of those boxes, like the cheesy wine boxes we can buy nowadays, you know? The ones that have a little faucet? Well, my snot head box's faucet is definitely busted because it won't stop dripping. I think I blew my nose about seventeen hundred times today and now I look like Rudolph the reindeer. Other than my stuffy penthouse and the broken faucet I feel alright though. It got me thinking, what exactly is the function of a "runny nose"? What kind of process is that, and why do we have to go through so many boxes of kleenex??? Can we just get it over with and get rid of the m*@##rf*#@ing snot in one giant, mind boggling BLOW? Argh!!!
So I went in search of the scientific (or would that classify it as biological?) explanation for the snot spring that gets activated, every time we have a cold: