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    toe jam ?

    I've heard that you call some dirt in your toe nail 'toe jam'

    Then do you say 'finger jam' too?

    What do you call the dirt in your finger nails?

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    Re: toe jam ?

    "Toe jam" is more the stuff that accumulates between your toes.

    No, there is no such thing as "finger jam."

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    Re: toe jam ?

    "Toe jam" is new to this BrE speaker. As far as the latter question is concerned, in BrE it's "fingernail dirt".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: toe jam ?

    Oh I see!

    Than can I just call 'nail dirt' for some dirt in your nails?

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    Re: toe jam ?

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    Oh I see!

    Than can I just call 'nail dirt' for some dirt in your nails?
    You can but you might be asked whether you're talking about toenails or fingernails.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: toe jam ?

    I don't know what you are talking about.

    I wash.

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    Re: toe jam ?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "Toe jam" is new to this BrE speaker. As far as the latter question is concerned, in BrE it's "fingernail dirt".
    THE BEATLES lyrics - Come Together

    John Lennon sang about it a long time ago.

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    #8

    Re: toe jam ?

    About finger jam, I agree. But about toe jam, what do you mean? Are you talking about USC?

    If not, please elaborate. My father dropped some dark hints about toe jam that he never explained

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