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Bri Edwards


Rubber Bands: around and around....[Food container closures; VERY short; Personal]


My partner uses excessive wrapping to close food bags with a rubber band.
When I go to open up a bag so-closed-up, the effort's almost more than I can stand.
AND she accuses ME of screwing on too-tightly, every stubborn food jar lid,
but (sometimes) she accuses me wrongly. Other times I admit I DID.

(Jan.2013)

Submitted: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
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i STILL say it is the food on the jar threads which works like glue to seal the lids on tightly. i really should lick the threads better to remove the food residue before screwing the jars closed. do you agree? ?

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