Origin of "noses," is most likely from the card game in which players attempt to grab spoons before their opponents and place them on their nose when a player has accumulated four of a kind. The last one to do so, drops out of the game and all others are still in.
In respects, noses is a silent form of, not it. It is used to exclude one party from a desired item or action. When a situation arises where not every person in the group can benefit from, one person calls noses and places the index finger on the tip of the nose. Every else follows suit and keeps their finger on their nose until the game is over. The last person, or the one who doesn’t, is the loser, and therefore does not get what is being sought after.
Noses works in ways, opposite to shoddy
A: Listen guys, I can fit only 3 people in my car, so that means one of you has to get left behind.
B: Alright... Noses! *places finger on nose*
C: *places finger on nose*
D: *places finger on nose*
E: ... shit.
A: See ya later, E.
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