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For example:

  • being attracted to a cousin.
  • picking your nose and eating it.
  • liking the smell of your own flatulence.

etc.

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  • Can you please explain further? What do you mean by "somewhat normal"? It is actually not normal because it is deviating from what is normal. (thus, abnormal is a possible answer). Though weird and odd fit too, why do you think they don't fit?
    – ermanen
    Nov 4, 2014 at 1:46
  • @ermanen Um, perhaps a better way to phrase it would be something that's taboo to discuss casually but occurs frequently enough that it's socially acceptable.
    – Mdev
    Nov 4, 2014 at 2:25
  • There's nothing "somewhat normal" about liking one's snot or fart smells....
    – Mari-Lou A
    Nov 4, 2014 at 6:46

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Perhaps unorthodox could work. If by 'weird but somewhat normal' you mean something that is indeed weird/odd but still happens often. Like the examples you mentioned above.

Though incest is frowned upon and considered unorthodox, there are still some cultures in which it's accepted.

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Eccentric seems to fit the bill.

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like ermanen's comment, odd, weird, and abnormal fit. There are also several others, such as describing it as an idiosyncrasy. This, however, is a noun, not an adjective.

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  • Idiosyncratic is the adjective form. Nov 4, 2014 at 3:24
  • You would call someone "odd" or simply "weird", if they said they liked eating their snot? And in any case, those two words are already in the question title.
    – Mari-Lou A
    Nov 4, 2014 at 6:43

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