Re: $10 a Day Child Care1 week ago
petroleum (external - login to view)-Ancient Native Americans in present-day Pennsylvania lit petroleum, which seeped from underground to fire ceremonial fires. In addition, they also used petroleum to cover their bodies against insect bites and as a form or jelly to prevent their skins drying out. (external - login to view)
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I've used engine oil for that myself working one summer in the bush wood cutting....Fly dope didn't work too good when you sweat a lot in them days.....
Damn...does it ever give you a nice tan............... I actually looked native at the end of the summer that year!