Sounds like the title of a P. G. Wodehouse story, doesn’t it? But it isn’t; it’s a Handy Household Tip. Shut up — YES, from ME.
So, even though talcum powder strewn all over the chimney looks really really stupid, we’re doing it, because it looks a lot better than armies of ants coming out of the cracks between the bricks like the DT scene in The Lost Weekend. If only Leiningen had known about this.
I’m posting today at Fatal Foodies with a product review that is … shall we say, “not positive”?
WRITING PROMPT: A character has a running battle with something in nature.