Farm House Sex and Other Great Stuff!
Deborah got me a new "Book of Everything" from Lee Valley. This coupled with my 1909 book of Household Discoveries will make me an "Expert" on old forgotten technology! We all know that an "Ex" is something that has been used up or worn out and a "Spurt" is a drip under pressure....
I can't find a recipe for "Farmhouse Sex" in either book but for some reason Google sends people searching for the ingredients to my site. Here is a good one though;
To Freshen Marble
Mix a bullocks gall with 4 ounces of soap lees and 2 ounces of turpentine, add pipe clay and make it into a paste. Apply it to the marble, and let it remain 24 hours: rub it off, and if not clean, repeat it till it is.
This leaves me with some questions and comments;
After 5 attempts, should I repeat? Should I actually use this, I can see someone saying "You've got a lot of gall using that stuff on your beautiful marble fireplace!"
I guess you shouldn't try this when daylight savings time begins, eh?