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  • The crook of one's elbow (spreads fewer germs than coughing into one's hand). Seen here.

    May 1, 2009

  • See also Dracula sneeze, which has decidedly more interesting conversation.

    June 5, 2009

  • You can learn to use your "cough pocket" with a great program called Germy Wormy Germ Smart. It teaches kids to understand how germs spread and how to NOT spread germs. Since my child learned it at daycare, we don't play the "pass the germs" game anymore! Great way to avoid catching H1N1!.

    June 7, 2009