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Can you sneeze underwater?

Asked by: Luke Boughtwood, Tamworth


This is rather like the duck’s echo – just because you have never heard one, doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Sneezing underwater isn’t very likely because dust, allergens and bright sunlight – the three things that normally provoke a sneeze are all absent. But after conducting careful experiments in the bath with a feather, I’m able to confirm it can be done!


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