Category Archives: Safety Tips

Microwave Safety

When using a microwave oven, it is best to operate the microwave with the door to the microwave closed. Also, it is best not to put metal in the microwave. Food is a better option. On the other hand, if the goal is to have a fireworks show, possibly start a fire, or never use that microwave again, it is best to put metal in the microwave.

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Matchbooks

Contrary to popular belief, matchbooks have no relation to actual books. They are two separate items entirely. A “match book” is a collection of matches, used for starting fires. These should be kept in a safe place, like not next to a stick of dynamite or an arsonist. A “book book”, on the other hand, is a collection of words, which incidentally, can also be used to start fires if you are in an emergency or are a mother who is angry about the information presented in the book.

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