Hand washing etiquette... you ever tell someone to wash their hands?

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  1. hoboroadie

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    I had that thought a decade or so ago. I wash first, last, and often.
     
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    Same here..I have my own tried and true method but I feel the need to ask..
    How do you handle public restrooms?
     
  3. TheGoodTexan

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    I heard a female comedian get a laugh with that joke a few years ago.
     
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    We have a name for people like that at work. Poonowash. Say it like an indian name. "He's part of the poonowash tribe".

    OK, there's no we. I say that to a few people at work. You can say it subtly.

    Big Bear refers to someone who sounds like a giant grizzly in the stall.

    You don't want to be known as Chief Big Bear Poonowash (credit goes to someone I sat next to at a prior job, a very meek polite girl who felt the world needed to use the term big bear).

    Two big bears make for "battle of jutland".
     
  5. telemnemonics

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    Hahahahahahahaha!
    Could always sing a little song about "la la la washing my hands la la la washing my hands".

    OTOH maybe he was a secret agent on his way to stop a terror bombing or rescue the president.

    I gotta admit I find public rest rooms with no trash can near the exit door annoying, because I generally open the door with a paper towel and then toss it in the trash.

    TMI?
     
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    Uh, is this a good place to make self handling suggestions WRT where the hands go vs where the stream flows?
     
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    I don't think you can tell other people what to do. What he did -- didn't do -- is foul and anti-social, but it's a free country.
     
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    Brilliant! Maybe even in a little cartoon voice, like it was part of a kids' video or something.

    Completely disarms the guy... there is no accusation... no finger pointing.. just a bit of guilt floating around in the air (among other things).
     
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    I don't know, I do think my junk is one of the cleanest things in a public rest room though. If forced to i'd rather eat my dinner off it than off anything else in a restroom.:)
     
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    As soon as he touched his phone again, which I suspect would have been immediately after exiting, his hands and face would be re-pooped anyway so...probably won't matter much for him.
     
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    Tell him to "Hang up and Flush? - :D:lol:
     
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    Well I didn't want to upset anybody with such a controversial subject, but now that you've brought it up...
     
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    What, the outbreak of dysentery?
     
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    Worse case - you get hit with the unwashed hands and end up in a puddle of something on the bathroom floor.
     
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    No. I would never tell someone to wash their hands. That would be rude. However, I also consider it to be a matter of public health and safety to tell everybody around them that they didn't. That's being conscientious.
     
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    If someone wants to get their **** germs on their sandwich, who am I to stop them?

    I mean if they like to essentially put their own **** in their mouth, what business of mine is it?
     
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    I wash my hands before and after.
     
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    I cook for a once a month men's breakfast. There's this one guy who always pitches in if I can use a hand, like break 60 eggs for scrambling, etc.
    It took 3 or 4 times to get him trained, but no way is he touching my food without stepping over to the hand washing sink. He's finally getting it.
    Now I need to work on the old boys who dig out silverware and set the table.




    So two guys hit the men's room, one wearing a Purdue sweatshirt, the other wearing a UI sweatshirt. The Illinois guy finishes first, and heads for the door. The Purdue guy says, "at Purdue, we wash our hands after we pee."
    The Illinois says as he leaves, " at U of I, we don't pee on our hands."
     
  20. Lake Placid Blue

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    You should have rubbed your dirty hands on his before he walked out. Then he would have to wash his. That’s what I told my nephew I was going to do when if he didn’t wash his hands one time we were in a public restroom. It worked. He was a kid at the time. He’s an adult now. And he washes his hands religiously.
     
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