Fish Odor Removal, Paint Film Prevention, and Other Country Lore

This installment of an ongoing feature includes advice on a method of removing fish odor from hands and preventing paint film from forming in paint cans.



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Ashes spread in her garden turned out to be an effective root crop pest deterrent.
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A dab of toothpaste lathered up in your hands will wash away fish odor.
ILLUSTRATION: RICK KIRKMAN
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Snow won't stick to a snow shovel blade if you coat it with a thin layer of wax.
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