If you’ve ever battled to unscrew a stubborn lid on a bottle or jar, you’ve probably tried all the usual solutions ““ running the lid under hot water, tapping it a few times with a hard object, wrapping the lid with rubber bands for a better grip, and so on. I’ve enjoyed a 100 per cent success rateÂ by using latex washing-up gloves: they give you a tight grip and serious twisting power. If these don’t work for you, you’re a wimp.
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