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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Salt?? very useful

Although you may not realize it, simple table salt has a great number ofuses other than simply seasoning your food. The following list will give youmore than sixty uses of salt, many of which you probably didn't realize: -

1. If you drop a whole egg on the floor, pour salt on it. Let it sitfor awhile, then use dustpan, the egg will come right up, without all thatmess.
2. Soak stained hankies in salt water before washing.
3. Sprinkle salt on your shelves to keep ants away.
4. Soak fish in salt water before descaling; the scales will come offeasier.
5. Put a few grains of rice in your saltshaker for easier pouring.
6. Add salt to green salads to prevent wilting.
7. Test the freshness of eggs in a cup of salt water; fresh eggs sink; badones float.
8. Add a little salt to your boiling water when cooking eggs; acracked egg will stay in its shell this way.
9. A tiny pinch of salt with t up fluffier.
10. Soak wrinkled apples in a mildly salted water solution to perk them up.
11. Rub salt on your pancake griddle and your flapjacks won't stick.
12. Soak toothbrushes in salt water before you first use them; they willlast longer.
13. Use salt to clean your discolored coffee pot.
14. Mix salt with turpentine to whiten you bathtub and toilet bowl.
15. Soak your nuts in salt brine overnight and they will crack out oftheir shells whole. Just tap the end of the shell with a hammer to break itopen easily.
16. Boil clothespins in salt water before using them and they will lastlonger.
17. Clean brass, copper and pewter with past r, thickened with flour
18. Add a little salt to the water & your cut flowers will stand in for alonger life.
19. Pour a mound of salt on an ink spot on your carpet; let the salt soak upthe stain.
20. Clean your iron by rubbing some salt on the damp cloth on the ironingsurface.
21. Adding a little salt to the water when cooking foods in a doubleboiler will make the food cook faster.
22. Use a mixture of salt and lemon juice to clean piano keys.
23. To fill plaster holes in your walls, use equal parts of salt andstarch, with just enough water to make stiff putty.
24. Rinse a sore eye with a little salt water.
25. Mildly salted water - Use it hot for sore throat gargle.
26. Dry salt sprinkled on your toothbrush makes a good tooth polisher.
27. Use salt for killing weeds in your lawn.
28. Eliminate excess suds with a sprinkle of salt.
29. A dash of salt in warm milk makes a more relaxing beverage.30. Before using new glasses, soak them in warm salty water for awhile.
31. A dash of salt enhances the taste of tea.32. Salt improves the taste of cooking apples.
33. Soak your clothesline in salt water to prevent your c lothes fromfreezing to the line; likewise, use salt in yourfinal rinse to prevent the clothes from freezing.
34. Rub any wicker furniture you may have with salt water to prevent bugs
35. Freshen sponges by soaking them in salt water.36. Add raw potatoes to stews and soups that are too salty.
37. Soak enamel pans in salt water overnight and boil salt water inthem next day to remove burnt-on stains.
38. Clean your greens in salt water for easier removal of dirt.
39. Gelatin sets more quickly when a dash of salt is added.
40. Fruits put in mildly salted water after peeling will not discolor.
41. Fabric colors hold fast in salty water wash.
42. Milk stays fresh longer when a little salt is added.
43. Use equal parts of salt and soda for brushing your teeth.
44. Sprinkle salt in your oven before scrubbing clean.4
5. Soak discolored glasses in salt solution to remove stains.
46. Clean greasy pans with a paper towel and sa lt.
47. Salty water boils faster when cooking eggs.
48. Add a pinch of salt to whipping cream to make it whip more quickly.
49. Sprinkle salt in milk-scorched pans to remove odor.
50. A dash of salt improves the taste of coffee.
51. Boil mismatched hose in salty water and they will come out matched.
52. Salt and soda will sweeten the odor of your refrigerator.
53. Cover wine-stained fabric with salt; rinse in cool water later.
54. Remove offensive odors from stove with salt and cinnamon.
55. A pinch of salt improves the flavor of cocoa.
56. To remove grease stains in clothing, mix one part salt alcohol.
57. Salt and lemon juice removes mildew.
58. Sprinkle salt between sidewalk bricks where you don't want grassgrowing.
59. Polish your old kerosene lamp with salt for a brighter look.
60. Remove odors from sink drainpipes with a strong, hot solution of saltwater.
61. If a pie bubbles over in your oven, put a handful of salt on topof the spilled juice. The mess won't smell and will bake into a dry,light crust which will wipe off easily when the oven has cooled.

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2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
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