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11 gross things you may have eaten for fun as a kid

Uncooked pasta, blocks of butter, spoonfuls of mayonnaise…BLECH.

AS ADULTS, OBVIOUSLY we all have discerning and sophisticated palates.  Only the finest foods enter our mouths, our bodies are temples, etc.

However, as children, most of us are decidedly less selective.

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While you may not have eaten worms, most of you will have had at least one revolting favourite when it came to self-selected snacks.

Here are eleven examples of gross things kids eat for fun.

Spoonfuls of hot chocolate powder

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Raw jelly

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Spoons of sugar

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Chewing gum off the ground

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Paper

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Packets of butter

Whole.

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Dry noodles/pasta

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Snots

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Dog food

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Spoons of mayonnaise out of the jar

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Dry gravy granules

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These are quite personal, so your snack of choice might not appear.  If not, we'd love to hear about it in the comments.

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