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Shrinky dinks

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Betty Bowen (
Mon, 4 Oct 1999 10:13:07 -0500

when I was a kid, (mid 70's) before the shrinky-dink type materials came on
the market, my mom (3rd grade teacher) would go to the grocery store meat
department and buy (for almost nothing) whole stacks of - get this - the
lids of the plastic tubs that liver comes in. White plastic tubs with very
clear plastic lids. If you're familiar with the shrinking plastic, you'll
know if you've found the right stuff by feeling. We called them "liver
lids" and made tons of Christmas ornaments from them. Daddy melted
hangy-holes in them with a hot icepick. We were really amused when suddenly
the same plastic started showing up in kits.


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