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Musty clothes

When clothes have acquired an unpleasant odour by being from air, charcoal, laid  in folds, will remove it soon.  1852


As with all our historical handy hints, this is a real tip from a Victorian book. We cannot say that it'll work and it's up to you if you want to try!



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  • list arrowLazy Keufs

    These were special dog tongs used for removing badly behaved dogs from church during services.  There is still a pair in St Beuno's Church, Clynnog Fawr, North Wales


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