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RE:iris markers

It does work for a year or so,  depending on the quality of the plastic in the knife, spoon, fork used...then the plastic gets brittle and will break easily.  The label tape also gets brittle, looses its sticky and breaks, usually before the plastic. But it is a cheap alternative , and a good way to recycle all those fast food utensils. Even cheaper would be to use a Sharpie instead of the label tape, but it d/n last quite as long (here in the hot sun of Texas that means about 12 months.) 

Plano Texas   zone7/8  still no rain....still over 100

>>> kitty@ojai.net 08/25/00 10:07AM >>>
I have a friend who swears by labels made with a label maker and put on
plastic knives.  Anyone tried that?  They seem to work but she's only done it
for a year and a half.  Anyone else tried it?  The plastic is not supposed to

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