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PostSubject: Thesaurus on nose   October 6th 2010, 12:01 am

I am looking for the proper spelling of a synonym for nose (you know, that thing in the middle of your face). The word I want I am spelling, snoz. It was used a lot by Jimmy Durante to refer to his own rather large breathing tube. It could be snauze.

I have looked in my Bicentennial unabridged World Book dictionary. It tends to have all such words, but I cannot find snoz. It lists many usages for nose, but not a Thesaurus listing for nose. I have used the Thesaurus with Word, and it has a very poor word list for nose.

Thus, I am turning here for help. How about it?

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