Just Sharing - Remedy for Smelly Clothes

Updated on October 28, 2013
J.D. asks from Cincinnati, OH
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Since Sharing is caring: I found out that dandruff shampoo like Head and Shoulders gets the stink out of clothes. It has to do with the Zinc in it. some of you probably already knew this.

I was using Baking Soda and Vinegar but that stopped working.

Now for the question: What is the plural of Dufus? Dufi or Dufuses

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answers from Lakeland on

Not overloading the washer is also a good way to get odors out of clothes (along with baking soda), a lot of people over load the washers and the clothes don't get clean even with a lot of soap.

I believe the correct spelling is dufuses.

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answers from Jacksonville on


I always use grated FelsNaptha soap, A &H washing powder and 20 mule team borax, then vinegar rinse. It keeps all our running clothes and teen son's gym clothes fresh as can be.

And I have always called multiples "dufuses"... but I don't know if it is correct. ;)

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answers from Portland on

Thanks for the tip!

We had an adorably playful dog named Boofus. If she were cloned, there's no way there would have been 2 Boofi – just too goofi. So I choose Dufuses.

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answers from Houston on

How much do you use?

Dufuses, I think.

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answers from Honolulu on

The dictionary says Doofuses or Dufuses
What about Goofus?

Good tip.

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answers from Cleveland on

thank you for caring today, good tip and I have no answer

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answers from Sacramento on

You should hang it outside! Not in the sun, though, like some shady area so it won't bleach it. My mom and I were culling through my grannys coats, that were always in mothballs, and let it stay outside on a hanger and no more smell!

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