Monday, 10 April 2017

The Devil's Invention


I speak, of course, of that abomination - the plastic toothpaste tube. With the old metal ones you possibly risked lead poisoning, but at least you could curl it up further at each use and ensure you squeezed the last bit of toothpaste from the tube. These damned plastic ones draw air back into themselves after being squeezed, meaning you have to start from scratch every time.



4 comments:

  1. Clothes peg or bulldog grip will solve the problem. It's called engineering.

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  2. I have seen a contraption somewhere in a shop that is designed for this. One clips it to the end of the tube and rolls it toward the neck end.

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  3. https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_ime_c_1_15?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=toothpaste+tube+squeezers&sprefix=Toothpaste+tube%2Caps%2C221&crid=4SP984E7HV7O

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  4. Nice to see it's not only me regretting the past. Somehow the past times always seem better...

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