Early arrivals and two-hour waits are never fun. But using the time to sew makes traveling a lot less dreaded. But how can you sew at the gate and on an airplane if scissors are security-checkpoint forbidden? Find a substitute: The tiny blade on your dental floss container. It cuts threads smoothly and evenly. And you don’t need to empty the floss container to use it as a thread cutter.
Submitted by: N. Shriber, Springfield, Virginia
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