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Spic 'n' Spam

February 9, 1996
Web posted at: 10 p.m. EST

From Correspondent Anne McDermott

LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Meet Joey Green, quite the wizard of household tips. He recommends peanut butter -- smooth, not crunchy -- as a shaving cream, Spam as a furniture-polisher, Coca-Cola as a toilet bowl cleaner and Listerine as a shampoo. And it all works, he insists.

Now he's written "Polish your furniture with panty hose," a compilation of bizarre household hints.

He actually uses few of his hints, confessing he is worried that his dog might like the idea of Spam on his tables much too much.

A representative from Spam seemed a little taken aback by the idea that their product is used to shine wood, but she did note that from time to time, people do come up with innovative ideas for Spam -- needless to say, not all recipes.

For the adventurous, here are some of Greene's how-to's:

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