After all, when Armageddon comes, only those with a tin opener
It's easy to be philosophical until you realise your alarm clock, tin opener
, and even all of your underpants have just been incinerated into a pile of ash.
Using a tin opener
, open the tins of tomatoes and beans.
He claimed after playing the Irish in last year's World Cup play-off first leg that it was like "trying to open a tin of beans with your hands." But they brought the tin opener
to Dublin in the return game and crushed Ireland's World Cup dreams.
He'll be OK, though, as the rest of us scramble in the supermarket for the last tin opener
"Just make sure you keep your fingers out of the way." One YouTuber named Charlie posted a video of himself cutting the tin open with a huge knife with the message: "Tin opener
wouldn't open so used the biggest chef's knife I had and a hammer."
Searching the back of the kitchen cupboards to fill their lunch boxes, I hang on to the hope that things will never get as bad as a friend who sent their son to school with a tin of spaghetti hoops and a tin opener
The 10-man ration currently includes components such as main meal retort pouches, tinned meats, tinned desserts, tinned fruit and vegetables, large pasta and rice packs, biscuits, fruit/cereal bars, powdered drinks, teabags, powdered milk, sauce sachets, flour, bicarbonate of soda, dried yeast, cooking oil, salt and pepper, sugar, garlic powder, dried onions, dried herbs, tin opener
and refuse sacks.
Likewise the corkscrew, tin opener
, screwdriver, mini-scissors, nail file, fish scaler, hook disgorger, ruler in centimetres and inches, pruning blade, and magnifying lens.
How about a tin opener
? All are among the objects placed in an aluminium time capsule which has gone into storage in the archives department of Durham Record Office, to be opened on March 21, 2317.
Here's what we bought: | Batteries (four AAAs) - 50p | Colgate toothpaste - PS1.10 | A giant bottle of Tresemme shampoo - PS2 | Face flannel - 30p | | Cordless kettle - PS5 | | Four glass tumblers - PS1 | | Wooden spoon - 30p | | Spatula - 25p | | Tin opener
- 45p | | Spray bottle of Flash - 95p | | 100 tea lights - PS2 | | Four heart-shape coasters - PS3 | | A 250ml bottle of Carex handwash - 90p The total?
Single duvet cover, single pillow case X 2, single fitted sheet, single duvet, pillow x 2, bath towel, hand towel, dinner plate, side plate, cereal bowl, mug, set of glass tumblers, chopping board, cutlery set, tin opener
, spatula, vegetable knife, slotted spoon, tea towel, 60w light bulb, medium pan, small pan, frying pan, pyrex dish, washing up liquid, wooden spoon, bin liners, scourers, washing powder, toilet rolls.