Mums share all the weird things that give them ‘the willies’ and we’re crying

Woman upset

#Snort “What are things that give you the willies?” a hugely popular Mumsnet thread began. “My biggest one is houseboats.” Huh? 

Anyway, the floodgates opened as women shared their most creepy or hated things. (And FYI – to be given the willies means to experience “a strong feeling of nervous discomfort”.)

1. Mingling foods and sauces ... shudder!

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One mum admitted that she simply can't cope "when a certain colour food touches another certain colour food. Or a sauce touches a sauce." Another admitted a fry-up gives her the willies "when the fried egg leaks into the baked beans - it really disturbs me." Poor pets.


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