Troops in Iraq Get Silly String

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Thu, Mar 5th, 2009 17:48 by capnasty NEWS

Marcelle Shivers is trying to send cans of Silly String to her son, who is stationed in Iraq. The string, which can travel over 12-feet accross a room, is used to detected booby-traps. When the string hangs in mid-air rather than land on the ground, chances are, it might be sitting on top of a trip-wire.

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