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    hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    hi, what do you say when your hands/fingers got "wrinkled" by being in the shower or the bath tub for too long? There's got to be another word for it, right?

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    Re: hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    Quote Originally Posted by oldman2
    hi, what do you say when your hands/fingers got "wrinkled" by being in the shower or the bath tub for too long? There's got to be another word for it, right?
    you will get all pruned up.

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    Re: hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    I'd use 'wrinkly'.

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    Re: hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    Quote Originally Posted by Marylin
    you will get all pruned up.
    I hate when that happens.

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    Re: hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    I hate when that happens.
    I know, you feel like you got some 40 years older in a matter of minutes....
    Last edited by Marylin; 26-Mar-2005 at 06:05.

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    Re: hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    thanks, y'all.

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    Re: hands/fingers got "wrinkled" in water?

    Quote Originally Posted by oldman2
    thanks, y'all.
    Glad to be of help!

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