Non-Obvious Answers to the Stupid Problems Life Gives Us
Problem: Where do I find one of those old-fashioned jar openers (also called a "lid wrench")? (figure 1) They worked so much better than all the modern alternatives.
Answer: Go to the hardware store and buy the largest plumber's wrench you can find. (figure 2)
(A reader wrote to tell that the real thing is still sold. Search for "twister jar opener" using your favorite search engine.)
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This page was last updated on 2014 Nov 27. s.11