Cleaning up yellowed/grubby plastic?

From: der Mouse <mouse_at_Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: Wed Aug 25 22:09:20 2004

> Peanut butter is sold in two forms: "smooth/creamy/..." and "crunchy"
> The crunchy is usually smooth peanut butter with some chunks of
> peanut added back in.

That's only if you go for plastic peanut butter. The real stuff is
significantly coarser than "smooth" but does not have anything
approximating real crunch. I suppose you could add peanut pieces to
it, but I don't see the point, unless you like sharp corners doing
violence to your gums. ("How I envy the ro-o-o-ose you held in your
teeth, love / With the thorns underneath, love / Sticking into your

> It's not very abrasive.

True. Peanuts are rather low on hardness scales. :) For things
needing a bit of abrasion, slightly dampened baking soda can often do
good things. It's also comparatively nontoxic; even inhaled, it just
dissolves upon meeting mucous membranes.

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