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Clean your clothes with Cheez Whiz : and hundreds of offbeat uses for dozens more brand-name productions
Green, Joey.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, Calif. : Renaissance Books, [2000]

Physical Description:
ix, 181 pages ; 21 cm
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TX158 .G6775 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Did you know that Baby Magic Baby Powder repels ants and Campbell's Tomato Soup prevents blond hair from turning green in a chlorinated swimming pool? Many of the foods and household items on the shelves of your kitchen and bathroom cabinets have properties and near-magical powers never indicated by what's printed on their labels. In Clean Your Clothes with Cheez Whiz, bestselling author Joey Green reveals hundreds of quirky uses for brand-name products. With dozens of items to choose from, you'll discover how to:

-Clean a toilet bowl with Country Time Lemonade
-Relieve morning sickness with Gatorade
-Remove scruff marks from patent-leather shoes with Noxema
-Give yourself a facial with Cheerios
-Soothe sunburn pain with Cool Whip
-Relieve insect-bite itching with A.1 Steak Sauce
-Clean your clothes with Cheez Whiz (It's great for removing grease!)

But it doesn't stop there. Clean Your Clothes with Cheez Whiz also presents short histories, strange facts, and other tidbits about your favorite products.

Author Notes

Joey Green is the author of more than a dozen books including the best-selling Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose & Paint Your House with Powdered Milk. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Dateline NBC, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Today, & Good Morning, America. He has also been profiled in The New York Times, USA Today, & People. He was formerly a contributing editor to National Lampoon & an advertising copywriter. He lives in southern California with his wife & two daughters.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

But First, Another Word from Our Sponsorp. ix
A.1. Steak Saucep. 1
Baby Magic Baby Powderp. 5
Bag Balmp. 9
Campbell's Tomato Soupp. 12
Castor Oilp. 19
Cheeriosp. 23
Cheez Whizp. 29
Clean Showerp. 32
Cool Whipp. 39
Country Time Lemonadep. 44
Cutex Nail Polish Removerp. 47
DAP Caulkp. 52
Dr Pepperp. 55
Formula 409p. 61
Forster Clothes Pinsp. 65
French's Mustardp. 71
Gatorade Thirst Quencherp. 76
Goodyear Tiresp. 82
Irish Spring Soapp. 87
Jet-Puffed Marshmallowsp. 92
Kodak Filmp. 97
MandM's Chocolate Candiesp. 101
Mrs. Stewart's Liquid Bluingp. 107
Noxzemap. 115
Parsons' Ammoniap. 120
Post-it Notesp. 127
Pringlesp. 135
Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Spongep. 139
Skin-So-Softp. 143
USA Todayp. 148
Wish-Bone Thousand Island Dressingp. 154
And Much, Much Morep. 157
Acknowledgmentsp. 161
The Fine Printp. 163
Trademark Informationp. 167
Indexp. 169
About the Authorp. 181