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

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#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”.)

3. Submarines, dark water, open water in general

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"Very deep water and submarines," are on the no-go list one woman said firmly. Another rejected "dark water. Whether it’s swimming pools or oceans - any water I can’t see into." In fact water was a really common willies-causing trigger so look out for it.



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