Brillo pad

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Brillo pad

or

Brillo

n
a scouring pad made of wire wool filled with soap
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Brillo pad

® [ˈbrɪləʊˌpæd] Nestropajo m de aluminio
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Brillo pad®

nScheuertuch nt (aus Stahlwolle)
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"He'd have a packet of Brillo pads and he'd go in the bathroom and would rub them to try and clean his hands."
They say that he gets the job done but so do Brillo pads on greasy pots and pans.
In the old days, people used horsetails for scouring metal pots and pans kind of the precursor to Brillo pads back in the day.
| RHODODENDRONS, camellias and heathers will all benefit from your disused rusty nails and brillo pads. The rust helps release iron, which is vital for ericaceous or acid-loving plants, so leave the nails inside a full watering can for a few days and then douse your plants with the waterit'll work wonders.
3 Rhododendrons, camellias and heathers will all benefit from your disused rusty nails and brillo pads. The rust helps release iron, which is vital for ericaceous or acidloving plants, so leave the nails inside a full watering can for a few days and then douse your plants with the water--it'll work wonders.
"People come in here looking for a cross-section of things - Brillo pads, saucepans, the things people use for everyday life.
After looking at a few this week, I reckon I'll still be getting the Brillo Pads out.
The impressive Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (complete with the iconic Spoonbridge and Cheery as well as an artist-designed mini-golf course that features a curling 'rink', urinal and boxes of Brillo pads) reopened earlier this year following a two-year construction and sits next to the equally striking Walker Art Centre, which is ranked in the top five US most-visited modern/ contemporary art museums.
And deadpan, iconic sculptures in the form of boxes--not only of Brillo pads, but also of Del Monte peach halves, Heinz ketchup, and Kellogg's Corn Flakes--contrasted with the floating, pillow-like, silver balloon clouds that gallerygoers whimsically batted back and forth.
Any episode that ends up with Brillo pads taped to Lee Mack's head has to be worth a look.
Clumsy, mechanically complicated and extremely vulnerable, surely it should have been superseded dec- ades ago?And long live Brillo pads.
Do our politicians think we've all got Brillo pads for brains?