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Old 05-11-2016, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
In fact, I think that was the point of the exercise: By growing such long nails, he's proving that he has people to do things for him. It's a status symbol.
OTOH, I have a friend, about my age, comfortably (financially) retired, who is growing claws to rival Howard Hughes's legendary talons. He's become horribly depressed in recent years, and I think he's simply not taking care of himself. (There's much other evidence of that too.)