Wasp Deterrent, Toothbrush Case, Pothole Filler, and Other Country Lore

Non-aerosol hairspray as wasp deterrent, a film canister repurposed into a toothbrush case, and scavenged asphalt used for pothole filler were some of the ideas readers submitted to the regular country lore feature.

068 country lore - pothole filler
A Connecticut reader gathered up asphalt discarded by road crews and used it on his driveway as pothole filler.
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