Vinegar and brown paper
Posted by Lesley on September 07, 1998 at 01:27:56:
In response to Vinegar & Jack & Jill, written by Patricia Bingham on September 04, 1998 at 23:58:21
] '...Vinegar has traditionally had other uses than culinary ones, of course: cleaning, disinfecting, reviving, refreshing, to name the main ones. When Jack fell down and broke his crown, vinegar and brown paper was the prescribed treatment for the head wound
I can't date the nursery rhyme but I remember my mom singing it to me! We also used brown paper to stop nose bleeds. Take a small piece of brown paper, fold it several times and place it inside the mouth, between the gum and upper lip. It will stop a nose bleed almost immediately.
- Really!? (nfm) P. Bingham 17:16:39 9/07/98 (0)
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