allergic salute
 n.— «Because of that, and an overall increase over the last decade in the percentage of people in industrialized countries suffering from all sorts of allergies, he is seeing more patients than ever giving what he calls “the allergic salute.” “They have a crease on their nose from constant itching and pushing up on it all day,” Dr. Hemmers, 30, said.» —“I Am Allergic, Hear Me Sneeze” by Allen Salkin New York Times May 14, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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