(from a forwarded e-mail)
For ant problems: Ants hate cucumbers. Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place or ant hole.
To get pure and clean ice: Boil water first before freezing.
To make the mirror shine: Clean with spirit.
To remove chewing gum from clothes: Keep the cloth in the freezer for an hour.
To whiten white clothes: Soak white clothes in hot water with a slice of lemon for 10 minutes.
To give shine to hair: Add one teaspoon of vinegar to hair, then wash.
To get maximum juice out of lemons: Soak lemons in hot water for an hour, then juice them.
To avoid tears while cutting onions: Chew gum.
To remove ink from clothes: Put toothpaste on the ink spots generously and let it dry completely, then wash.
To skin sweet potatoes quickly: soak in cold water immediately after boiling.
To get rid of mice or rats: Sprinkle black pepper in places where you find them. They will run away.