- Sunglasses first became popular in the 1920s.
- The average barbecue grill has 1.7 million microbes per square cm., so use an anti bacteria spray before use each time
- A young oyster is called a spat
- Iron nails are never used in oak.
- The world's first speed limit of 20mph for cars was introduced in 1903 in England.
- The most widely eaten fish in the world is herring.
- An elephant can hold 2.5 gallons of water in its trunk.
- There's 8 bones in the human wrist.
- The first food consumed in outer space was pureed apple.
- Looking for brighter whites or bolder colors? The answer just might be white distilled vinegar. It’s a safe and inexpensive way to boost the power of your detergent and add a little more muscle to your stain remover. With vinegar in the mix, your clothes have never looked better.
- Prevent lint from clinging to clothes by adding 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar to the wash cycle.
- To remove soap residue that makes black clothes look dull use white distilled vinegar in your final rinse.
- Get stained white socks and dingy dishcloths white again. Add 1 cup white distilled vinegar to a large pot of water, bring it to a rolling boil and drop in the articles. Let soak overnight.
- Some stains on clothing and linens can be soaked out using equal parts milk and white distilled vinegar.
- Before washing a mustard stain, dab with white distilled vinegar.
- Attack spaghetti, barbecue, or ketchup stains with a white distilled vinegar and water solution.
- Remove perspiration odor and stains on clothing, as well as those left by deodorants, by spraying full-strength white distilled vinegar on underarm and collar areas before tossing them into the washing machine.
- Forgot that you left wet laundry in the machine and it now smells moldy? Pour a few cups of white distilled vinegar in the machine and wash the clothes in hot water. Then run a normal cycle with detergent.
- Remove smoky odors from clothes by filling the bathtub with very hot water and 1 cup white distilled vinegar. Hang the garments above the steaming water and shut the door so the steam can penetrate the fibers.
- Keep the steam iron clean and in good working order by getting rid of mineral deposits in steam vents and spray nozzles. Fill the water chamber with a solution of equal parts white distilled vinegar and distilled water. Set it in an upright position and let it steam for about 5 minutes. When the iron is cool, rinse the tank with water, refill and shake water through the vents onto an old cloth. Test before using.
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