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Re: Re: CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
  • From: cathycampi@aol.com
  • Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2001 11:36:58 EDT

In a message dated 8/17/01 12:23:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
jreeds@microsensors.com writes:

> > From:     gmbeasle@aol.com[SMTP:gmbeasle@aol.com]
> > 
> > "Quick Henry the Flit was in an advertisement for insecticide - came IIRC
> > with one of those pump sprayers - long before spray cans.  Flit was the
> > name of the product.
> > 
> Spray cans?  Isn't that what they used to sell products in until someone
> invented pump spray bottles?

"Flit " guns were/are metal tire pumps with resevoir cans at the business 
end. They came in various sizes and are about as easy to use as pumping up a 
tire. "fliiiit " is similar to the sound they make. They have been around at 
least 60 years.


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