Re: OT - Fells (Fels) Naptha
Sara R.Marley wrote:
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> Just saw Fels Naptha bar soap in Martin's Super Mkt yesterday in =
> Frederick, Md. Am very interested the mix that Nicki Shay spoke about. =
> Maybe she can give us the recipe?? Sara Marley, @ the foothills of the =
> Blue Ridge.
> From: Merrily A. Smith[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 1998 4:11 PM
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> Subject: OT - fells naptha
> Nicki - I haven't seen a bar of fells naptha soap (red/white/green =
> for sale anywhere in years. Whatever it does for iris, I can say for =
> that "brown soap" was the patent medicine of my childhood because just =
> everything I found of interest was always on, under, or just beyond the
> poison ivy. My mother used to scrub me with it so vigorously that it
> almost removed my chigger bites, too. Where do you buy it?
> Merrily, a city girl now ..... in Washington, DC where my crocuses are
> blooming and snow drops are almost finished.
> From: Nicki Shay <email@example.com>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Monday, February 09, 1998 10:29 PM
> Subject: Re: Leaf Spot--aphids--foliar feeding
> >That famous guy on PBS is very practical - and his recipes do work! I
> >mixed lemon detergent, a brew made from chewing tobacco, a little =
> >oil as a sticker, some shaved and melted/watered down fels naptha =
I had my nearest store order it for me. I think it runs about $1.25 for
a 5 1/2 oz. bar. They seem small, but my memory of the old bars is a
probably a bit fuzzy. I wanted it for my laundry, for prewash spotting,
believe it or not. Now I may have a new use for it. Except I don't have
any tobacco lying around...
Barb J. email@example.com
Near Springfield, MO