carbolic soap


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carbolic soap

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carbolic

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a disinfectant soap containing phenol
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After that he resisted no more, and was washed out and scrubbed out and cleansed out with the hose, a big bristly brush, and much carbolic soap, the lather of which got into and stung his eyes and nose, causing him to weep copiously and sneeze violently.
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from the Steamie "They've gone to great lengths to see it happen," wisecracked one of us, "One lady remembers the smell of chlorine and carbolic soap in her ruched swimsuits and flowery swimming cap being the 'body' for her soon-to-be hubby's bronze medallion in life-saving there.
They will be using objects such as a picnic basket, carbolic soap, ladies gloves, talcum powder, pipe tobacco, a toolbox and a bread bin - also items such as postcards and photos of Llandudno over the last 70-80 years.
Other reports detailed children in care being locked in darkened rooms for hours, kids banned from seeing their parents, and a seven-year-old girl who had her mouth washed with carbolic soap for swearing.
There are photographs, postcards and adverts from that era, as well as things you can pick up and touch such as dolly pegs and carbolic soap.
On one of her visits to me she was very late, she had been forced to return home after her previous appointment and explained that she had thrown herself, fully clothed, into a bath of hot water and carbolic soap as she had picked up some 'crawlies'.
About 30 members of the public came along, and we were shown things like kettles, Victorian Christmas cards and bookmarks, carbolic soap and even a sausage maker.
The unit at the time was based in Penarth Road, next to the mortuary, where we were told they would pull a tramp in occasionally, and delouse, scrub with carbolic soap, be given new clothes and sent on his way rejoicing.
He uses body spray and deodorant as well as after shave, as distinct from the carbolic soap of yesteryear.