Mrs Mouse's Kitchen

Did you know...?

The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929;
and the number '7' was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the bubbles.

You can wash your hands with lemon juice and rub with something aluminum to remove strong smells like onion.

To brighten copper, sprinkle with salt, then rub in lemon juice.
Rinse well, and dry or it will immediately tarnish again.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

The number '57' on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

Pennies dissolve if left long enough in Coca Cola.

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