Cotton swab

By Frank Gurnee
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March 1, 2019
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Cotton swabs (American English) or cotton buds (British English) or ear buds (British, Australian and South-African English) consist of a small wad of cotton wrapped around one or both ends of a short rod, usually made of either wood, rolled paper, or plastic. They are commonly used in a variety of applications including first aid, cosmetics application, cleaning, and arts and crafts. The cotton swab was invented in the 1920s by Leo Gerstenzang after he attached wads of cotton to toothpicks.

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Frank Gurnee lives on the central coast of California with his wife Shannon, and their 6 crazy, spunky, smart, crazy, funny, intelligent, crazy kids.. Did he mention crazy? Ok, well he's over exaggerating a bit, maybe spunky is just too over the top “lol”. On this blog, he talks about the dad's perspective of having a large family, as well as the ways dads and moms can maintain some sanity; while also embracing the fun that can be had when everyone is together.

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