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- Shave. Former senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona once shaved with peanut butter while on a camping trip. Just slather Jif peanut butter on your face or legs, and shave as you normally would. The oils in the peanut butter lubricate the skin for a smooth shave. Just be sure you use the creamy, not the chunky.
- Remove bubblegum from hair. Rub a dollop of Jif Peanut Butter into the bubblegum, massage between your fingers, and then comb out. Shampoo.
- Clean a scuff mark from a CD or DVD. Rub a dab of Jif Peanut Butter (creamy, not chunky) on the disk with a soft cloth and wipe clean. The oils in the peanut butter clean the disk.
- Remove airplane glue or cement glue from furniture. Simply rub the dried glue with Jif Peanut Butter.
- Clean glue from any surface or the adhesive left behind by a sticky label or price tag. Cover the dried glue with a dab of Jif Peanut Butter (creamy, not chunky), wait two minutes for the peanut oil to penetrate the paper, and scrub clean. The oils in the peanut butter dissolve the adhesives in the glue.
- Cure hiccups. For many people, eating one heaping spoonful of Jif Peanut Butter is a definite cure for the hiccups.
- Remove a ring stuck on a finger. Famous agronomist George Washington Carver created more than three hundred products from the peanut, including axle grease. The oils in peanut butter can lubricate that stuck ring enough to slide it off a finger.
- Clean dried, dead insects from the hood and grill of your car. Apply Jif Peanut Butter, let sit for five minutes, and then wash clean with soapy water. The oils in the peanut butter dissolve the stickiness of the splattered bug carcasses.
- Conceal a fine scratch on wood furniture. Rub the spot with a little dab of Jif Peanut Butter and wipe clean. The oil in the peanut butter will color and hide the scratch.
- Clean indelible marker or ballpoint ink marks from a toy or doll. Smear Jif Peanut Butter (creamy, not chunky) on the marks, wait a few minutes, and wipe off.
- Remove tree sap from your dog or cat’s fur. Rub Jif Peanut Butter into the sap to dissolve the gums, and comb it out. The dog will gladly lick off the remaining peanut butter.
- Avoid the foul odor when frying fish. Put a teaspoon of Jif Peanut Butter in the pan while you’re frying the fish.
- Clean a scuffmark from eyeglasses. Rub a dab of Jif Peanut Butter (creamy, not chunky) on the lens and wipe clean. The oils in the peanut butter clean any stray marks.
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