Re: Re: CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2001 11:36:58 EDT
In a message dated 8/17/01 12:23:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > From: email@example.com[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > "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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