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Long Time No See

April 15, 2011

Posted by Kanga.
simple pull tab on a coke can

Those of you reading this post in America will understand what I mean by “long time no see” with regard to this simple soda can pull tab. These were considered a litter problem and outlawed a long time ago, decades in fact. American soda cans have to have openings designed to not detach.

After marveling at this blast from the past for a while, I pulled it off.

only half of the tab pulled of the coke can

High quality workmanship. Nice.

Here’s another thing I haven’t seen in a while – “Made in USA”

text from bottom of a Corelle plate stating Made in USA

We ate last night at a new restaurant in our neighborhood, Rara Avis. I recognized the plate as being Corelleware immediately because they are distinctive. I was surprised to find it at this small, inexpensive restaurant. This type of restaurant usually serves on cheap plastic (Melmac style) plates.

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