Newsgroups: rec.motorcycles From: email@example.com (Chris Malcolm) Subject: Re: Ear wax and ear plugs: bad combo Date: Tue, 30 May 1995 00:17:04 GMT In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Justin Parke) writes: -firstname.lastname@example.org@atlanta.com wrote: -: Well, if you have lots of hardened wax, you just get a couple of small nails... -: Heat the heads a bit, then push them into the wax. When the nails cool, you -: just pull them out with the wax plugs attached. (makes a nice "pop" sound :-) -I've always found safety pins to be both readily available and useful at -jabbing the harder wax from its lodging. When your done the whole thing -comes out like an ear wax shishkabob. :) And to avoid any more trouble, once you've had your ears cleaned out, leave a piece of string in each ear. The next lot of wax will attach to it, and you simply pull it out. Works well in the nostrils too.