Re: [Slovak-World] OT - Warshing cloze
- Paul, how right you are. Many of the allergies are from soap products, but
also from the stuff they put into the materials that is made into our
clothes. One of the worst is the stuff they put in so that the clothes
don't stain or wrinkle. That stuff is probably causing a lot of cancer in
us humans, and we wonder why?
Sad and bewildered,
At 09:06 PM 9/30/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Yes, but in those days there was honest "soap" with no additives. People
>then weren't flocking to allergists for allergies and to dermatologists for
>rashes. More! More of everything! We are our worst enemy.
>p.s. Remember how clean the clothes smelled when they were washed in "real"
>soap, rinsed (without "fabric softener") and dried in the sun with the
>assistance of a breeze?
> > the pants and the sox..
> > we pounded on rox...
> > since the stream was still ice
> > we pounded them twice
> > then hung 'em on the lines
> > out back 'tween the pines ...
> > in the winter, the clothes
> > we put back on.. (still froze)
> > in the summer was better ..
> > cause we had better wedder
> > in the breeze the clothes flyz
> > cause thats how they dryz.
> > washing clothes was not funny in the year 1820
> > and we are lucky as can be... washing clothes in '03
> > End.
> > i am embarrassed to send this. hahahahahaha
> > Noreen
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- Wow, this was truly roughing it.
In a message dated 10/1/03 9:11:14 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Laverne, You were truly a pioneer, but I lived in a cave on top of the[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> mountain, and when the snows got too deep, we made a toboggan and sledded
> all the way down. The problem was we never figured how to make that
> toboggan go back up hill. So, that is how summer homes (summer caves) came
> about. Once we went down, we stayed down. When the snows melted we went
> back up to our Summer home which was a cave on top of the mountain. If any
> bears took over our cave, we would have to dispatch him, because bears
> don't have any squatters rights. Of course, we used the bears hide for
> clothes and ate the meat. Those were the days! Oh, by the way, we didn't
> wash the hides, we wore them up to the point when they fell off of our
> bodies. Then I went hunting for a new fur coat.