Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Scowels

Scouring towels
 
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Paper towels lightly air brushed with a very small hard plastic specks. The paper towels are further treated with baking soda. Could be sold as variations of this idea for different purposes.

Formerly Sand Paper Towels but UnaBubba had a better name for them.

sartep, Nov 20 2003

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       This sounds like it would rub me the wrong way...
luecke, Nov 20 2003
  

       Talk about exfoliation ... sheesh, its taking the hard road
Letsbuildafort, Nov 20 2003
  

       It's not for your skin. Only Mr Burns has it correct.
sartep, Nov 20 2003
  

       Ha!
sartep, Nov 20 2003
  

       Or a torcher device!
my-nep, Nov 20 2003
  

       I like it.
Worldgineer, Nov 20 2003
  

       I like the name scowels better.
sartep, Nov 20 2003
  

       Put it on toilet paper and it could be scrapper. <proposed jingle> "Be sure to use Scrapper in YOUR crapper"
Klaatu, Nov 21 2003
  

       Plastic = nonbiodegradable. Why not use slightly less pulped pulp? Wood sounds scratchier to me than plastic, anyway.   

       Then again, you could just use the cheap, 60-grit toilet paper they supply in office bathrooms.
darksasami, Nov 21 2003
  

       Thanks UnaBubba, I do like that name better.
sartep, Nov 21 2003
  

       You could make it with apricot scrub instead of plastic bits for a more natural look and feel.
AO, Nov 21 2003
  

       "Why not use slightly less pulped pulp?" Eeew - splinters!
TeaTotal, Nov 21 2003
  

       Might be better if you have a drizzle pattern of thin plastic, almost like a netting sort of design. It would be safely abrasive and give more structural integrity too.
waugsqueke, Nov 21 2003
  

       Croissant!   

       (But when a scowel is wet does it drop plastic specks everywhere?)
not_only_but_also, Nov 23 2003
  

       [waugs]There was a paper roll towel decades ago in the US that had a reinforcing netting sandwiched beween the two plies of paper. Anybody remember that?
wombat, Nov 24 2003
  
      
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