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The following is a list of mannerisms that comes in handy while writing. 

What comes to mind when you think of mannerisms? 
Who do you see and what are they doing?

Here's the list!
• Biting fingernails • Jiggling leg up and down • Tapping foot • Twirling hair • Running fingers through hair or tucking hair behind ear.  • Smacking gum • Whistling • Slurping • Burping • Yawning • Glancing at watch • Talking with a full mouth • Potty mouth • Eye-rolling • Constantly apologizing • Snapping fingers • Cracking knuckles (cliche) • Humming • Stuttering
Apprehension: Locked ankles Anticipation: Rubbing hands Anger, frustration, apprehension: Hands clasped behind back Boredom: Prolonged tilted head, Sitting with legs crossed, foot kicking slightly, Head resting in hand, eyes downcast Confidence, superiority: Sitting with hands clasped behind head, legs crossed. Brisk, erect walk Doubt, disbelief: Rubbing the eye. Defensive: Arms crossed on chest. Dejection: Walking with hands in pockets, shoulders hunched. Looks down, fac…